FIJIAN PRESIDENT PRESENTS HONORS AT INVESTITURE CEREMONY

Caption:?Colonel Paul Manueli receiving the Companion of the Order of Fiji from H.E The President at Government House.

Fiji?s President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau has presented honors to twenty nine outstanding Fijians , at a ceremony held this afternoon at Government House.

The investiture ceremony, an anticipated event on the Office of the President calendar, recognises the contribution and achievements from Fijians to the nation.

The following recipients were awarded in the various categories? under the Charter of the Order of Fiji, the Charter for the Civilian Bravery Awards and the Charter for the Fiji Civil Service Medal.

Companion of the Order of Fiji [Mil] (CF)

Colonel Paul Fanifau Manueli

 

Officer of the Order of Fiji (OF)

Cathy Wong

Ioane Naivalurua [Mil]

Apakuki Kurusiga [Mil]

 

Member of the Order of Fiji (MF)

Peter Joseph Leake

Ganga Singh

Ratu Ponijese Lou

Brij Dayal

Lakhan Kumar

Josua Seduadua (Mil)

Waisale Rakusa (Mil)

Maciu Rasekaseka (Mil)

Malakai Bilitaki (Mil)

 

Medal of the Order of Fiji (MOF)

Abhay Abhiya Nand

Sashi Dhanji

 

The President?s Cross (PC)

Ilisabeta Mereia

 

The President?s Medal (PM)

Waisale Vereivalu

Semi Bale Mara

 

Civil Service Medal (CSM)

Kisoko Cagituevei

Isireli Vuli

Parmesh Chand

Filimone Waqabaca

Liviana Kaiwalu

Francis Kean

Malakai Tadulala

Savenaca Kaunisela

Ifereimi Vasu

Sunil Chand

Nemani Vuniwaqa

Also present at the investiture ceremony was the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, members of the diplomatic corps and senior government officials.

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