Tuesday, 30 August 2011 9:23 AM

MSG Begins Tommorrow

A special Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) meeting will be held tommorrow in Nadi, Fiji.

This was confirmed by Fiji's Ministry of Foregn Affairs Deputy Secretary, Political Affairs and Treaty, Mr. Sila Balawa.

Balawa says Vanuatu's Prime Minister Sato Kilman and Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill have confirmed their attendance.

Solomon Islands will be represented by their Foreign Minister as the Solomon Islands Prime Minister has another commitment to the High Level UN Visit to the Solomon Islands.

The MSG meet will be held a day before the 2nd Engaging with the Pacific Meeting in Nadi on Thursday and Friday.

Issues to be discussed include the MSG budget and work programmes.

Fiji and Solomon Islands will also sign a treaty on traditional knowledge.