The Fiji Consulate General & Trade Commission, Australia & New Zealand was honoured to host a welcome reception and business networking event for the Prime Minister of Fiji, the Honourable Sitiveni Rabuka, and delegation in Sydney last night as part his official visit to Australia this week.
The Honourable Prime Minister met and spoke with business leaders and representatives of the private sector to promote trade & investment opportunities in Fiji as well as enhance the economic relationship between Fiji and Australia.
He also acknowledged the immense contribution that the Fijian community has made in Australia and continued to encourage the diaspora to bring their new found ideas, knowledge and expertise back home to Fiji.
“As Fijians living in Australia, you should take pride in your heritage and homeland and the immense strides Fiji has made and continues to make as we embark on a new era of prosperity and cooperation.
“I want you all to know that no matter where you go or what you do, Fiji will always be your home.”
Prime Minister Rabuka emphasised that the People’s Coalition Government is committed to removing barriers for former Fijian citizens, particularly regarding investments and the ease of business.
The Prime Minister also highlighted the new era of cooperation in further strengthening our people-to-people links and enduring bilateral partnership which provides a strong foundation for enhancing economic cooperation, defence and security and developing trade and investment ties.
“We enjoy and respect your contribution to the development of Fiji and I hope you will all be positive contributors to this great land,” he told those in attendance.
The event was also attended by some investors who have greatly invested into the Fiji market.
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