PREMIER LI CONGRATULATES FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER?

Newly elected Prime Minister, Rear Admiral Voreqe Bainimarama has received a congratulatory message from the Premier of the State Council of the People?s Republic of China, H.E Li Keqian (pictured).

In the message sent this week, Mr Li said that under PM Bainimarama?s leadership, the government and the Fijian people would make steady and new achievements in national development.

?China attaches great importance to growing its relations with Fiji, and supports the efforts by the people of Fiji to independently choose their development path that suits to their national conditions,? Mr Li said.

?I am ready to work with you to seize opportunities to strengthen dialogue, exchanges and cooperation between our two countries in all fields so as to move forward China-Fiji relations toward even greater development and bring more benefits to our two peoples.?

The Chinese Premier added that since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Fiji in 1975, both countries have made remarkable progress in strengthening ties.

MINFO