Update: 2:44PM PRIME Minister Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama has sent a message of sympathy to his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott for the 28 Australians killed in the recent Malaysian airline crash in Ukraine.
In a message to Mr Abbott, Mr Bainimarama
extended a message of sympathy and support on behalf of the Government and the
Dear Prime Minister Abbott, I am
deeply saddened by the loss of life and devastation that has occurred as a
result of the catastrophe which beset Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine
on 17th July, he said.
also go to the families of the victims, and we pray to Almighty God to give
them patience and fortitude, and to grant all the souls eternal rest.
joins the people of Australia and the international community in mourning this