Voreqe Bainimarama sworn-in as PM of Fiji

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama sworn-on as the prime Minister of Fiji for his second term at a ceremony held in the capital city of Suva.

Sakshi Chaturvedi
Published on: 20 Nov 2018 10:37 AM GMT
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Suva: Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama sworn-on as the prime Minister of Fiji for his second term at a ceremony held in the capital city of Suva.

Hisparty FijiFirst won 50.02 percent of the vote in last week's general elections and 27 seats in the 51-seat parliament.

During the oath taking ceremony, Bainimarama vowed to serve the people of his country.

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He said, "I, Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama swear that I will be faithful and bare true allegiance for the Republic of Fiji, according to law. And I will obey, observe, uphold and maintain the constitution of the Republic of Fiji, so help me God."

Bainimarama further stated that he will hold meetings in the next few days and then make a decision on his cabinet lineup.

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It is to be mentioned that the 64-year-old Bainimarama who is also the country's foreign minister, led his FijiFirst party won the country's last general elections in 2014.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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