SUVA, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Fiji and Norway have explored mutual cooperation in the renewable energy sector, the Fijian government said Monday.
The discussion was made at a meeting in Suva between Fijian Prime Minster Voreqe Bainimarama and Norwegian State Secretary Tone Skogen, according to Fiji's Department of Information.
"Prime Minister Bainimarama noted Norway's successful record in renewable energy, particularly with regards to vocational training offerings, and expressed Fiji's interest in pursuing development cooperation and knowledge transfer in the renewables sector," the department said.
At the meeting, Bainimarama outlined Fiji's leadership agenda at the Conference of Parties (COP 23), and sought Norway's commitment to assist with preparations in the lead-up to the COP 23 negotiations and to the United Nations Oceans Conference, which Fiji will co-host in June.
The meeting also covered bilateral collaboration in aqua-agriculture development.