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Kiribati: Contacts and Holidays


Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) - Asian Development Bank (ADB) 91 Gordon Street Suva, Fiji  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday   Tel +679 3318101   Fax +679 3318074   E-mail

About Us

The Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) is located in Suva, Fiji and performs a full range of resident mission functions:

  • government, civil society, and private sector relations
  • policy dialogue
  • country reporting
  • aid coordination
  • external relations and information dissemination

As ADB's regional representative in the Pacific, SPSO undertakes strategic planning, country programming, and economic sector work, overall portfolio management and project administration of selected projects, support for the development of knowledge products, and capacity building and regional cooperation activities. The office has close access and relations with the Pacific developing member countries it serves:

  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • Kiribati
  • Samoa
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu

An ADB Development Coordination Office in the Cook Islands supports the government in implementing its National Strategic Development Plan.


Robert JAUNCEY (Mr)Regional Director  E-mail
Erik AELBERS (Mr)Head, Economics and Programming  E-mail
David FAY (Mr)Head, Project Administration Unit  E-mail
Laisiasa TORA (Mr)Country Economist  E-mail

ADB Coordination Office in Kiribati

ADB-World Bank Liaison Office Akka RIMON (Ms) Liaison OfficerP.O. Box 13, BairikiTarawa, Kiribati   Tel +686 22040 / 22041  Fax +686 21902  E-mail

Holidays 2018

The Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) is closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1 (Monday)
Good Friday March 30 (Friday)
Easter Monday April 2 (Monday)
National Sports and Wellness Day June 29 (Friday)
Constitution Day September 7 (Friday)
Fiji Day October 10 (Wednesday)
Diwali November 7 (Wednesday)
Prophet Mohammed's Birthday November 19 (Monday)
Christmas Day December 25 (Tuesday)
Boxing day

December 26 (Wednesday)

Last updated: as of 24 January 2018