US senators visit Fiji

A US congressional delegation has been in Fiji this week for bilateral talks with the government.

US Senator Richard Shelby meets Fijian Defence Minister Inia Seruiratu in Suva on Thursday.

US Senator Richard Shelby meets Fijian Defence Minister Inia Seruiratu in Suva on Thursday. Photo: Fiji govt

The delegation included the Senate appropriations committee chairman Richard Shelby; the Senate’s banking, housing and urban affairs chair Michael Crapo; subcommittee on military construction chairman John Boozman; armed services committee’s Deb Fischer and John Kennedy, the chair of the subcommittee on financial services and general government.

They met with Fiji’s minister for defence, national security and foreign affairs Inia Seruiratu and his permanent secretary Ioane Naivalurua.

This is the first visit by an American congressional team to the country in seven years. (RNZ)

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