MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER MEETS FIJIAN COMMUNITY IN CHINA

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama last night met with the Fijian Community living in China.

Fijian students, diplomats and workers living in China gathered to welcome the Prime Minister, who is leading a delegation to China for an official visit where he will hold talks this week with senior government officials and senior officials from China’s private sector.

The Prime Minister also visited the Fijian Embassy in Beijing and was briefed by the Ambassador Ioane Naivalurua on the work carried out by the mission to enhance relations between Fiji and China.

At the reception, Prime Minister Bainimarama spoke on the developments taking place in Fiji.

“The successful conduct of our election last year has heralded in undoubtedly the most promising era in Fijian history. For the first time, we are a genuine democracy with equality and opportunity for all,” PM Bainimarama said.

“We all have the protection of a Constitution that has been lauded around the world, not only for civil and political rights protection, but the social and economic rights it gives us. We are all Fijians for the first time and the central ethos of my Government is to deliver and to serve.”

He also met with more than 200 business officials who already have investment projects in Fiji. The Prime Minister also met with business persons proposing to invest in Fiji and highlighted Fiji’s position as an investor-friendly country.