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Namita Khatri is Fiji’s new High Commissioner to India

High Commissioner-designate of Fiji Namita Khatri presents her credentials to the President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi, Sep 23 (UITV)- Former Deputy Permanent Representative at the Fiji Mission in Geneva Namita Khatri is now Fiji’s High Commissioner to India. She recently presented her Letters of Credence as Fiji’s resident High Commissioner to the Republic of India.

The Fijian envoy presented her Letter of Credence to Pranab Mukherjee, the President of the Republic of India at the formal ceremony where Ms Khatri also had the opportunity to acknowledge India’s assistance after Tropical Cyclone Winston. She also emphasized Fiji’s priority areas of climate change and management of the oceans as areas for both bilateral and multilateral cooperation with India.

Indian President made particular mention of the visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Fiji and that of Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama to India, and reiterated India’s sympathies to Fiji on the devastation caused by the recent cyclone.

Mr. Mukherjee lso conveyed s greetings to Fiji’s President and Prime Minister, and wished Fiji’s High Commissioner to India Namita Khatri every success in further developing the bilateral relations between India and Fiji.

Ms Khatri began her diplomatic career as a second secretary to Fiji’s Mission to the European Communities and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Belgium in 2006 where she was responsible for providing advice on trade matters in line with Fiji’s development interests.

Prior to her appointment as High Commissioner Ms Khatri served as Deputy Permanent Representative in Fiji’s permanent mission to the United Nations in Geneva in September 2014.

As Fiji’s High Commissioner to India, Ms Khatri will be responsible for advancing Fiji’s interests in India and grow Fiji’s bilateral relations.