The Indian Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, Vellamvelly Muraleedharan will be in the country this Friday to be a part of the 12th Regional Hindi Conference and for bilateral talks with the Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.
The Indian High Commissioner to Fiji, Padmaja says the Minister will be in the country for only one day.
She says that apart from the Regional Hindi Conference, he will also be a part of the inauguration of the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre in Suva and will have bilateral talks with the Attorney General and will also be interacting with other Pacific Island country leaders.
She adds that the third Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation will be held in Papua New Guinea before June of this year.
The High Commissioner says that about 90 scholars and writers out of which, 70 are from Fiji will also be in the country for the regional conference.
Padmaja says topics such as Hindi Education in Fiji, Youth and Hindi and Hindi and Information Communications Technology where a speaker from the Microsoft will be sharing knowledge on the topic.