MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER WISHES VANUATU WELL ON THEIR NATIONAL DAY

The Prime Minister, Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama has extended his well wishes to his Vanuatu counterpart, Hon. Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu on the celebration of their National Day and 35th Anniversary of Independence. Prime Minister Bainimarama lauded the strong spirit of the people of Vanuatu while commiserating with the challenges faced by the country during the [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER SENDS CONDOLENCES ON THE DEATH OF INDIA’S “PEOPLE’S PRESIDENT”

The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, has sent a message of condolence to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, expressing sorrow at the death of the country’s former President, Abdul Kalam. Mr Kalam – who was India’s 11th Head of State from 2002 and 2007 – died suddenly while giving a university lecture. The Indian Government has [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: OPPORTUNITY FOR FIJIAN STUDENTS RAISED AT TALKS IN CHINA

Fijians may soon be going to study agricultural production at one of China’s most prestigious universities. Meeting with the senior officials of the Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University during his trip to China this week, the Hon. Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama proposed a program in which Fijian students would come to China to study [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER IN CHINA DISCUSSES TRADE, AVIATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE

At a meeting in Beijing with Chinese Premier H.E Li Keqiang Thursday, Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama spoke about how to balance trade and aviation agreements between Fiji and China. TRADE “We expressed our concern about the imbalance of Fiji’s trading relationship with China and the obstacles we face in obtaining reasonable access to the [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER HAILS FIJI-CHINA RELATIONSHIP

Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama paid tribute to China’s unwavering support to Fiji in the last 40 years when he held talks this evening with China’s President, H.E Xi Jinping. Prime Minister Bainimarama paid a courtesy call on China’s Head of State at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing and used the opportunity [...]

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 [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER ASSURES KIRIBATI OF FIJI’S SUPPORT

Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama has reiterated Fiji’s offer to provide the people of Kiribati with a permanent home if their nation is affected by climate change. In a congratulatory message to the President of the Republic of Kiribati, His Excellency, Anote Tong for their 37th Independence Day anniversary, PM Bainimarama said that the people [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER TO LEAD STATE VISIT TO CHINA

The Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama will lead a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China next week where he will hold talks with senior government officials and senior officials from China’s private sector. The Prime Minister’s visit will reciprocate the visit to Fiji in November last year by China’s President, H.E Xi Jinping, [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER CONGRATULATES SOLOMON ISLANDS ON INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

The Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama has congratulated Solomon Islands on the anniversary of the nation’s 37th independence. In a letter to his Solomon Islands counterpart, Hon Manasseh Sogovare, Prime Minister Bainimarama acknowledged his outstanding leadership of the country since his election in December 2014. PM Bainimarama also called for closer relations between the two [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER STATEMENT ON FLAG DEADLINE

I am delighted by the high level of engagement we are now getting from the Fijian people about a new national flag. After a relatively slow start, the national debate on the new designs for the new flag is now in full swing. We are getting an unprecedented number of responses via our national flag [...]