MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER HOLDS TALKS WITH SENIOR AMERICAN ENVOY TO THE PACIFIC

The Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama today received the American Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel. In welcoming Mr Russel to Fiji, the Prime Minister highlighted the importance of the Fiji-USA relations. Mr Russel thanked the Prime Minister for allowing the opportunity to meet with him and at the same time [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER RECEIVES FAO AWARD RECOGNISING FIJI’S COMMITMENT TO GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY

The Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama was presented the Achievement Award from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for the Fijian Government’s commitment to addressing world hunger and food production. The award which was presented in Rome at the FAO’s 39th Conference also recognises the great effort made by countries to commit to one of [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER HOLDS TALKS WITH UNITED NATIONS FAO HEAD

Steps taken by the Bainimarama-led government and the Fiji First Government to reform and develop Fiji’s food and agricultural sector has received international recognition and commendation from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation. In Rome this morning, the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama met with the FAO’s director general José da Silva at the [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER LEADS PACIFIC DISCUSSION ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, has led a high level panel discussion of Pacific leaders on sustainable development during his current visit to Bangkok for a meeting of UNESCAP – the United Nations Regional Commission for Asia and the Pacific. The leaders of five other Pacific Island countries – Cook Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: PRIME MINISTER HOLDS TALKS WITH THAI COUNTERPART

The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, has had a meeting in Bangkok with his Thai counterpart, General Prayuth Chan-o-Cha, on the first full day of his week-long visit to Thailand. The two leaders discussed a range of issues, including trade, military cooperation and other aspects of the relationship. Fiji is seeking greater access to the Thai [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER HOLDS TALKS WITH JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER IN TOKYO

Fiji’s growing position as an economic hub in the region topped talks held this evening in Tokyo between the Fijian Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama and the Japanese Prime Minister Hon. Shinzo Abe. Prime Minister Bainimarama is in Tokyo to attend the 7th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM 7) and held bilateral talks with his [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER ANNOUNCES REMAINING MEMBERS OF NATIONAL FLAG COMMITTEE

The Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama has announced the members of the National Flag Committee. In his announcement, the Prime Minister also thanked the members of the National Flag Committee for agreeing to undertake this national task. “I am sure that every Fijian joins me in thanking each of these distinguished individuals for agreeing to [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: PRIME MINISTER’S STATEMENT

I am very saddened to hear that the Member of Parliament, Honourable Lalabalavu has chosen to denigrate the Office of the Speaker of our Parliament by swearing in the vernacular at the Honourable Speaker, Madam Jiko Luveni. As you know, the Speaker of Parliament holds a very esteemed position in our Constitutional system of Government [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER GIVES ASSURANCE THAT ERRORS IN I’TAUKEI LAND TITLE RECORDS CAN BE CORRECTED

The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, has said that a proper mechanism exists to correct any errors in the records of the i’Taukei Lands Commission relating to land title. For the second day in a row, the Opposition withdrew a question in the Parliament relating to i’Taukei affairs just before the PM was due to answer [...]

MEDIA REALEASE: FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER REVEALS EXTENT OF THE RETURN OF EXTINCT MATAQALI LAND

The Prime Minister and Minister for iTaukei Affairs, Voreqe Bainimarama, has revealed that more than 80 per cent of the existing portions of extinct Mataqali land have been processed through the new Register of iTaukei lands and allocated to the Yavusa and other claimants. He said that barring any complications, all remaining allocations would be [...]