Fiji Time: 3:44 PM on Wednesday 24 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

PM pays tribute

Samuel Berenyi
Saturday, January 18, 2014

PRIME Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji, as a friend of Israel, will remember the "lasting legacy of late Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon in his role as a military and political leader".

In a condolence message to his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, Commodore Bainimarama said: "Fijians send their warmest thoughts and prayers to the prime minister and the people of Israel during this period as they celebrate the life of such a leader and the heritage that his footprints leave behind.

"The late leader will be remembered as someone who placed the security of his nation above all."

Mr Sharon died on January 11.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62540.6064
JPY 56.077453.0774
GBP 0.35820.3502
EUR 0.40930.3973
NZD 0.69010.6571
AUD 0.63210.6071
USD 0.50480.4878

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th, January, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. No road, no vote
  2. PM accuses newspaper of irresponsible reporting
  3. Mother laments son's death
  4. 7s newcomers keen to impress
  5. Woman charged for bribing a public official
  6. 'Blessing in disguise'
  7. Waran reaps rewards
  8. April deadline for runway, says AFL
  9. Crossings closed, hundreds affected
  10. TLTB owed $18.3m

Top Stories this Week

  1. Trip turns tragic Thursday (18 Jan)
  2. Mela beats the odds Thursday (18 Jan)
  3. The Iron Lady Monday (22 Jan)
  4. Tube ride to school Thursday (18 Jan)
  5. Patient info leaked Friday (19 Jan)
  6. ATS Impasse: Tribunal orders return of all workers in 48 hours Saturday (20 Jan)
  7. Mother, 100, seeks assistance for daughter, 50 Monday (22 Jan)
  8. Rasta's 'star' loves Fijian hospitality Saturday (20 Jan)
  9. Do the right thing and resign: Biman Sunday (21 Jan)
  10. Couple ready to work Monday (22 Jan)