Bainimarama-Ardern meet thaws relations

Supplied Content Fiji and New Zealand have explored new opportunities to increase flows of bilateral trade and investment during a meeting between Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama and his New Zea­land counterpart Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in London on April 19, 2018. The Prime ministers met on the side-lines of the Commonwealth Heads of Govern­ments Meeting (CHOGM) held in the…

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New initiatives for cyclone-affected victims in Fiji

Venkat Raman Fiji’s Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has announced a new set of measures to provide relief to the victims of Tropical Cyclones Josie and Keni that devastated the country, killing at least eight people and destroying properties. Called, ‘Cyclone Assistance Relief Effort (CARE) for Fiji’ the new initiative has been designed to offer relief and assistance to flood…

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Auckland Cardiologist gets to the hearts of Fijians

Cost-effective Weekend Clinics a boon Venkat Raman Pilots and cabin crew on airlines flying to and Fiji are no longer surprised to see Auckland-based Interventional Cardiologist Dr Seif El-Jack and his team on board every Friday and again on every Sunday on flights returning home. They must now be aware that the expert Interventional Cardiologist has been undertaking this weekly…

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Ron’s visit marks a milestone in Fiji relations

Rosi Doviverata New Zealand’s Minister of Defence Ron Mark is the first Minister in the Jacinda Arden-led Labour Government to visit Fiji. The former New Zealand army officer arrived at Nausori International Airport on March 22, 2018, saying that he was privileged to be in Fiji. The following day, he joined Prime Minister Josiah Voreqe Bainimarama in unveiling a monument…

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