Fiji Time: 11:28 AM on Tuesday 30 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Ratu Epeli to visit troops on UN mission

TEVITA VUIBAU
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Update: 11:00AM PRESIDENT Ratu Epeli Nailatikau will visit Fijian troops serving in United Nations peacekeeping missions overseas as part of an effort to boost morale and gauge the challenges facing our troops.

Ratu Epeli, in his role as Commander in Chief of Fiji's armed forces, will visit troops serving with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Golan Heights in Syria, those with the Multinational Force of Observers (MFO) in Sinai and another contingent with the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS).

He will be accompanied by Defence Minister, Joketani Cokanasiga and RFMF Commander Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga, who is also making his first visit as army commander.

"The President intends to visit the remaining Fijian troops serving abroad with the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the United Nations Mission in Liberia at a later date," the Ministry of Information said in a statement this morning.

During his tour, Ratu Epeli will also visit Fiji's Diplomatic Missions in South Korea, the United Arab Emirates and Indonesia.








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 0.64110.6221
JPY 50.839947.8399
GBP 0.37450.3665
EUR 0.43990.4279
NZD 0.68580.6528
AUD 0.65370.6287
USD 0.49430.4773

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 30th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Ryan's plan to return to Fiji
  2. Ryan's big day
  3. 'No place like Fiji'
  4. 'Loud noise' panic
  5. Child crushed to death
  6. Probe into aircraft incident begins
  7. TELS board seeks prompt applications
  8. Interest rates to increase
  9. 85 land leases deposited
  10. Teachers' role vital

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mata signs new deal Sunday (28 Aug)
  2. Wong helps Rawaca get a gold medal Friday (26 Aug)
  3. 1 charged, 2 under probe for break-in Thursday (25 Aug)
  4. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract Saturday (27 Aug)
  5. Violence stops TISI Sangam annual meeting Sunday (28 Aug)
  6. Ryan may return Friday (26 Aug)
  7. Kolinisau surprises fans with Macuata dialect Friday (26 Aug)
  8. Kauvesi clears the air Thursday (25 Aug)
  9. Boy, 4, dies in fire Thursday (25 Aug)
  10. A perfect birthday gift Wednesday (24 Aug)