Fiji’s daylight savings will begin on Sunday, 6 November 2016, when clocks go forward an hour at 2am to 3am.
The Honourable Attorney-General and Minister responsible for Civil Aviation, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum met President, Dr Olimuyiwa Benard Aliu and Secretary General, Dr Fang Liu of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and discussed a number of bilateral and regional matters.
Fiji is taking part in a global effort to reach a deal that regulates carbon emissions in the international aviation industry at the 39th Triennial Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) currently being held in Montreal, Canada (27 September - 7 October).
His Excellency the President, Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konousi Konrote recently received the credentials from the new High Commissioner of the Independent State of Samoa to Fiji, Dr Kilifoti Etueuati.
The Government has set a vision to create a $2billion tourism industry by 2020 with new investments and effective collaboration with the private sector.
Government has approved the public holidays for 2017 through a Gazette Notice No. 68 released this week.
Fiji has been unanimously elected as First Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) at the 2016 CTO Council Meeting held today in Nadi.
It is disappointing that elements of the international community, without any objectivity, have issued statements of concern about the detention and questioning of Fijians who have allegedly contravened our laws.
The Chairman of the Public Service Commission, Mr. Vishnu Mohan, has announced the appointment of Mr. Philip Davies as the new Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services following a rigorous recruitment and selection process. His appointment is effective immediately.
Midway through our current Parliamentary term, the FijiFirst Government has decided to reinvigorate our Cabinet with a reshuffle of Ministerial responsibilities. This reshuffle will enhance our ability to continue to provide the high level of service that the Fijian people have come to expect.