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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
  • Niue
  • Samoa
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu

The Kiribati Pacific Country Office supports the government in implementing its national development strategy. The office, which serves as extensions of SPSO and ADB headquarters, enhances the effectiveness and impact of ADB assistance in country.


Masayuki TACHIIRI (Mr)Regional Director  E-mail
Erik AELBERS (Mr)Head, Economics and Programming  E-mail
David FAY (Mr)Head, Project Administration Unit  E-mail
Lily-Anne HOMASI (Ms)Senior Economics Officer  E-mail

Kiribati Pacific Country Office

Teatao TIRA (Mr) Senior Country OfficerUnit 303 and 304, TK Plaza, Tarawa, Kiribati   Tel +686 22040/22041  E-mail

Holidays 2020

The Kiribati Pacific Country Office is closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1 (Wednesday)
In Honor of International Women’s Day March 9 (Monday)
Good Friday April 10 (Friday)
Easter Monday April 13 (Monday)
National Culture & Senior Citizens Day July 10 (Friday)
In Honor of National Day July 13 (Monday)
National Youth & Children’s Day August 3 (Monday)
Human Rights Day December 10 (Thursday)
Christmas Day December 25 (Friday)
In Honor of Boxing Day December 28 (Monday)

Last updated: as of 13 January 2020