Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has welcomed his Samoan counterpart, Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi to Fiji.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa is in Fiji for an official visit. He arrived there on Sunday where Bainimarama welcomed him before accompanying him to a traditional welcoming ceremony that was performed by the members of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces.
Tuilaepa commended P.M. Bainimarama and the Fijian government for the ceremonies of welcome accorded to him and his delegation.
“I wish to express my sincere appreciation for the invitation from the government of Fiji to turn this visit into an official one. Prime Minister I thank you sincerely for your hospitality,” PM Malielegaoi said.
“In more ways than one we as a Pacific family share many commonalities and what we all hold sacred is our customs and traditions. Let us hold onto our heritage for our future generations.”
Prime Minister Tuilaepa also invited P.M. Bainimarama to visit Samoa.