PM STATEMENT ON FIJI VICTORY AT RIO OLYMPICS

This is a wonderful moment in the history of our nation. We have won our first Gold Medal at a summer Olympic Games and every Fijian is rejoicing at home and around the world. We all convey our warmest congratulations to our World Champion Rugby Sevens team on this magnificent achievement. We have all witnessed [...]

HON PM VOREQE BAINIMARAMA’S WELCOME REMARKS AT THE PIDF LEADERS SUMMIT

Excellencies, Honourable Ministers, Members of the Diplomatic Corps Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of the Pacific Island Development Forum, it is my distinct pleasure to join the host country in welcoming you to this important gathering. Our warm thanks and appreciation go to the Hon Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, Mr. Manasseh Sogovare, his Government [...]

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER ON PARIS AGREEMENT

Fiji welcomes the new climate change agreement adopted in Paris late in the evening of Saturday 12 December at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21). This deal represents a huge step forward for humanity in combatting climate change. The Paris Agreement was adopted by consensus among the 196 signatory states to the UN [...]

2015 FIJI DAY MESSAGE BY THE PRIME MINISTER, HON JOSAIA VOREQE BAINIMARAMA

My Fellow Fijians, Once again, the whole nation has come together to celebrate Fiji Day 2015 – the 45th anniversary of our Independence. It is a time to put politics aside and celebrate the things that bind us together as Fijians – our love for our nation, our love of God and our love for [...]

HON. PRIME MINISTER JOSAIA VOREQE BAINIMARAMA’S LETTER TO THE PNG PM THE HON. PETER O’NEILL AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE 46TH PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM LEADERS MEETING IN PORT MORESBY

ime Minister of Papua New Guinea Office of the Prime Minister Port Moresby. Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of the Fijian Government and Fijian people, I convey to you our warm greetings and best wishes for the success of Papua New Guinea’s hosting of the 46th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting. As you know, our [...]

ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK EXPRESSES CONFIDENCE IN NEW FIJI

The President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Mr. Takehito Nakao, has praised Fiji’s economic development under the FijiFirst Government at a meeting in Suva with the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama. He said the ADB was confident about the direction Fiji was taking and offered further assistance in a number of sectors.

PRIME MINISTER CONGRATULATES INDIA ON INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has called on India’s support, on behalf of Pacific Small Island Developing States, for this year’s climate change talks in Paris, France. The Prime Minister highlighted this in a letter to his Indian counterpart Hon. Narendra Modi as he congratulated the Prime Minister on India’s 69th Independence anniversary. Prime Minister Bainimarama [...]

FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER TO JOIN PACIFIC LEADERS AT INDIA-PACIFIC TALKS

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will join Pacific leaders this month at the second ‘Forum for India – Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC)’ Summit from 20th – 21st August 2015 in three different cities across India to discuss ways to enhance India’s relationship with Fiji and other Pacific Island states. A total of 13 leaders from Pacific [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER SENDS CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO TEAM FIJI

The Prime Minister has led the nation in congratulating the Fiji Team participating at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. The head of the Fijian Government sent a message to the Fiji Team congratulating them on their first gold medal win at the games and wished them the best of luck in [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER EXPRESSES SORROW AT THE DEATH OF EDWARD NATAPEI

The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, has expressed his sorrow at the death, after a long illness, of the former Vanuatu Prime Minister, Edward Natapei. In a message of condolence to his Vanuatu counterpart, Sato Kilman, the Prime Minister described Mr Natapei – who was 61 – as a great leader of Vanuatu whose death was [...]