Fiji Time: 12:51 PM on Sunday 28 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Parade marks special day for police chief

By SHALVEEN CHAND
Friday, July 18, 2014

Update: 2:34PM POLICE Commissioner Ben Groenewald told police officers in the second quarter parade this morning that today was a special day for him.

It was his first parade with his troops, today marked his fathers birthday and today was the day when President Nelson Mandela was born.

"What Nelson Mandela has done to the democratic changes in Soutrh Africa is indescribable. He brought together a diverse community to become one nation, to what we call the Rainbow Nation. We the Fijian public and the Fijian police can learn from this to better whatever we can offer," he said.

Mr Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 and died last year.








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 0.65410.6351
JPY 54.851651.8516
GBP 0.37340.3654
EUR 0.43260.4206
NZD 0.69690.6639
AUD 0.65350.6285
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th, May, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Narrative from 16 queens
  2. Rabuka commends Fiji's UN peacekeepers
  3. Tu'uakitau urges students to acquire trade skills
  4. Nurse pact
  5. Talei's rise in rugby
  6. Food bank project
  7. Education is Kovisa's top choice
  8. Design Divas
  9. Miller seeks to minimise injuries
  10. Search begins for Kaila! star

Top Stories this Week

  1. Man wants house back Wednesday (24 May)
  2. $16k freight scam Saturday (27 May)
  3. Qoro on Pleass board Monday (22 May)
  4. Henry's debt to mum Wednesday (24 May)
  5. Work cut out Monday (22 May)
  6. Toorak youths distraught over lost jerseys Tuesday (23 May)
  7. Mystery chests, villagers warned Wednesday (24 May)
  8. Pillar of strength Wednesday (24 May)
  9. Thank you midwives Monday (22 May)
  10. Rabuka not happy Wednesday (24 May)