Strengthening Partnerships

(October 25 2011) – A delegation from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, led by His Excellency Mr. Huang Yong visited the Fijian Government Data Centre today. This visit is the first for His Excellency, Mr. Huang Yong and the embassy staff to the Fijian Government Data Centre, which was made possible through a loan from the People’s Republic of China.

The Fijian Government Data Centre was officially launched by the Honourable Prime Minister, Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama in April this year. Mr. Huang Yong added that the purpose of the visit is to create awareness amongst the embassy staff and he encouraged them to visit the projects carried out by their contractors to fully understand the projects and what it entails.

He said he is impressed with the facility and is thankful to the Department of ITC Services for playing an instrumental role in the implementation of the project.

In thanking the Department of ITC Services his Excellency Mr. Huang Yong said that he is thankful for the co-operation between Department of ITC Services and Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell towards the implementation of phase 1 of the eGovernment Program.

Chinese Ambassador to Fiji, His Excellency Mr. Huang Yong
presenting a gift to Manager ITC Services, Mr. Eliki Salusalu