17 Aug 2017

Fiji and Kazakhstan to further cooperation

8:25 am on 17 August 2017

The prime ministers of Fiji and Kazakhstan discuss more bilateral engagement with each other.

The Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama at Government House in Auckland

Frank Bainimarama Photo: RNZ/ALEX PERROTTET

Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has discussed more bilateral engagement with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Bakytzhan Sagintayev .

The meeting occurred prior to the Fijian showcase at the 2017 World Expo being held in Kazakhstan.

The hosts said the visit was aimed at furthering cooperation, especially in tourism and agriculture but also trade housing and education.

Fiji has expressed a keen interest in learning from Kazakhstan's success in both the mining and organic farming sectors.