HON PM BAINIMARAMA SPEECH AT FEA GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS SPEECH

Honourable Cabinet Ministers, Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, The Chairman and Board Members of FEA, Distinguished Guests, Ladies & Gentlemen. Bula vinaka and a very good evening to you all. I am very happy to be here this evening as we celebrate a half century of service from our national electricity provider, the [...]

HON PM VOREQE BAINIMARAMA AT THE DISBURSEMENT OF MICRO AND SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS TO 2016/2017 RECIPIENTS IN NAVUA

The Honourable Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands & Mineral Resources; Honourable Ministers; Permanent Secretaries and Senior Government Officials; Distinguished Guests, My Fellow Fijians, Bula Vinaka and a very good morning to you all. I am delighted to be here this morning to distribute these first 2016/2017 micro- and small-business grants to people here in [...]

HON PM VOREQE BAINIMARAMA AT THE OPENING OF THE HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT PACIFIC REGIONAL PREPARATORY MEETING ON OCEANS CONFERENCE

My fellow Pacific island leaders, Honourable Ministers, Members of the Diplomatic corp, Senior officials, Ladies and Gentlemen Bula vinaka and good morning. We are gathered here because we face a threat to our very existence. Yes, on the surface we are charting our progress toward the UN’s SDG14, but our real objective is not to [...]

HON PM VOREQE BAINIMARAMA AT THE OPENING OF NEW CHURCHILL PARK COMPLEX IN LAUTOKA

Turaga na Tui Vuda Turaga na Tui Vitogo Cabinet Ministers Students Ladies and Gentlemen, Bula Vinaka, good afternoon and welcome to the official opening of the new Churchill Park. Churchill Park has always been the pride of Lautoka, but it is now truly a park for a people and a city on the move. But [...]

HON PM VOREQE BAINIMARAMA AT THE OPENING OF RURAL ACCESS ROADS AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE

Permanent Secretaries Vanua o Nadi Ladies and gentlemen. Bula vinaka and a good morning to you all. I’m delighted to be here in Malolo to officially commission an entire network of upgraded rural access roads across the sugar cane belt. These roads will serve our farmers in Malolo, Drasa and Koronubu and allow farmers to [...]

PM HON VOREQE BAINIMARAMA AT THE LAUNCH OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TOLL-FREE HELPLINE AND THE 2017 NATIONAL WOMEN’S EXPO CAMPAIGN

Cabinet Ministers, Heads of Missions, Members of the Diplomatic Corp, Heads of International and Regional Agencies, Members of Civil Society, Distinguished Guests, Representatives of the Media, Ladies and Gentlemen, Bula vinaka and a very good afternoon to you all. I am honoured to be here to celebrate the indispensable role of women in our society [...]

HON PM VOREQE BAINIMARAMA AT THE 20TH ANNUAL ANZ FIJI EXCELLENCE IN TOURISM AWARDS

The Honourable Minister for Tourism, The Chairman of Tourism Fiji The Chairman of the ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen, Bula vinaka and a very good evening to you all. This is a night of celebration but also a night for sombre reflection as we prepare as a nation to [...]

HON. PM VOREQE BAINIMARAMA AT THE 2016 ANNUAL FIJI SPORTS AWARDS NIGHT AT VODAFONE ARENA IN SUVA

The Honourable Minister for Sports, The Executive Chair of the Fiji Sports Commission, FASANOC President, The Sponsors of the 2016 Fiji Sports Awards, Sportsmen and Women, Ladies and Gentlemen, Bula vinaka and a very good evening to you all. I very much look forward to bringing recognition to our many talented and deserving athletes here [...]

HON PM BAINIMARAMA’S MINISTERIAL STATEMENT TO THE PARLIAMENT ON COP 23

Madam Speaker, I rise to inform Honourable Members about aspects of Fiji’s presidency of COP 23 – the ongoing UN negotiations on climate change that I will preside over in Bonn, Germany, in November. As I indicated in my New Year’s Address to the Nation, Fiji has been given the tremendous honour and the tremendous [...]

HON PM BAINIMARAMA SPEECH AT EQUIPMENT HANDOVER FOR KAVALA BAY PRIMARY

Nabala na Turaga na Tui Nakasa, Teachers and School Children, Ladies and Gentlemen. Bula vinaka and a very good morning to you all. I’m delighted to be here with you all on my first day in Kadavu to officially handover these desks, chairs, beds and mattresses to the deserving students of Kavala Bay Primary School. [...]