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Bainimarama promoted to Rear Admiral

By AVINESH GOPAL
Saturday, March 15, 2014

Update: 5:18PM FORMER military commander Voreqe Bainimarama has been promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral on his retirement.

As Commander in Chief of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, the President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau made the announcement a short while ago.

The promotion recognises the Prime Minister's 39 years of distinguished service in the RFMF and his contribution to the nation, an Information Ministry statement said.

"I would like to thank Rear Admiral Bainimarama for that service and wish him well in civilian life," said Ratu Epeli in the statement.








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