At the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Fiji Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka was greeted by the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres.

Prime Minister Rabuka is attending the 78th session of the UN General Assembly to participate in discussions on a wide range of global issues, including climate change, peace, security, and sustainable development.

His presence at the General Assembly underscores Fiji’s commitment to international cooperation and addressing the pressing challenges of our time.

During the welcome reception, Secretary General Guterres expressed his appreciation for Prime Minister Rabuka’s dedication to global affairs and thanked Fiji for its active engagement within the United Nations.

The Secretary General noted that Fiji’s contributions have been invaluable in promoting diplomacy, peace, and progress on the international stage.

Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka expressed his gratitude for the warm reception and emphasised Fiji’s unwavering commitment to the principles and values of the United Nations.

Rabuka’s participation in the UN General Assembly comes at a crucial time, with global leaders gathering to address a myriad of challenges that require international cooperation and solidarity.

His presence at the event provides an opportunity for Fiji to share its perspective and contribute to the discussions on issues of global importance.

Throughout his visit to the United Nations, Prime Minister Rabuka is engaging in bilateral meetings with other world leaders and participate in various panel discussions and forums, further strengthening Fiji’s role in international diplomacy and cooperation.