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24 July 2000 Media Advisory

Matt Robson
Diary: 24 July - 31 July

Mon 24-27 July Minister to attend Forum Economics Ministers' Meeting in Alofi, Niue on behalf of NZ government

Participants of this annual conference will discuss economic issues affecting the South Pacific region. For example:

- the economic implications of the political crisis in Fiji and the Solomans.

- NZODA in the region and money laundering

Representatives of many countries in the region are attending, including Australia, Cook Islands, PNG, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Palau, Republic of Marshall Islands, Nauru, Federated States of Micronesia and Kiribati.

Mr Savanaca Narube, Premanent Secretary for Finance will attend from Fiji. The premier of Niue (Hon. Sani Lakatani) the Prime Minister of Samoa (Hon Tuilaipa Sailele Malielegaoi) will also attend.

Hon. Michael Maena, Minister for National Development will represent the Soloman Islands.

Contact no. for Matt Robson in Niue c/o Anton Ojala: 00683 1229

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