French Ambassador to Fiji, H.E. Michel Djokovic presents his Letter of Credentials to the President of the Republic of Fiji, H.E. Ratu Epeli Nailatikau.

French Ambassador to Fiji H.E. Michel Djokovic presents his Letter of Credentials to His Excellency, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, President of the Republic of Fiji in Suva.

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French Ambassador to Fiji, His Excellency, Michel Djokovic presented his Letter of Credentials to the President of the Republic of Fiji, His Excellency, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau on November 27th at the Government House in Suva.

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Ambassador Djokovic was appointed as French Ambassador to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Tuvalu on October 2014

He was previously Ambassador of France in Vanuatu (2011-2014) and Director for Oceania at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs in Paris (2008 – 2011).

First Counsellor at the French Embassy in Seoul (Republic of Korea) between 2005 and 2008, he held this same position in Moscow (Russia) from 2002 to 2005 and Oslo (Norway) from 1996 to 1999. He was also posted in Islamabad (Pakistan – 1992-1996), Ankara (Turkey – 1989-1992) and Budapest (Hungary – 1984-1987).

Between 1999 and 2002, Mr Michel Djokovic was seconded to the Prime Minister’s Office in Paris where he was in charge of inter-ministerial coordination regarding the free circulation of people within the European Union.

Mr Djokovic began his career at the Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1981 when dealing with scientific and technical cooperation issues with Eastern European countries (mainly USSR and Yugoslavia). From 1987 to 1989, Ambassador Djokovic was in charge of consular affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris.

Mr Djokovic speaks English, Russian and Serbo-Croatian. A father of three, Mr Djokovic arrived in Fiji with his wife Laurence.

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Published on 30/11/2014

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