Foreign Minister to visit Australia and PNG
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is travelling to
Australia and Papua New Guinea this week.
Minister will be Sydney to attend the regular six monthly
Foreign Ministers Consultations with his counterpart Marise
“This scheduled meeting is an important
part our calendars, and is useful to maintaining the
Trans-Tasman friendship. Our discussions will span a wide
range of international events, and well as the bilateral
relationship,” said Mr Peters.
The Minister will
also be visiting Port Moresby for discussions with Prime
Minister Marape and Deputy Prime Minister Davis Steven.
“Refreshing links and building rapport with PNG is
part of New Zealand’s ongoing Pacific Reset policy. We are
also likely to discuss a range of regional issues and the
PNG electrification project which we are working on,” said
The Minister leaves this evening and will
returning to the New Zealand on 5 October.
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