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Traditional welcome for Archbishop

Vilimaina Naqelevuki
Saturday, March 03, 2018

A TRADITIONAL welcome ceremony was hosted by President Jioji Konrote for the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, at Borron House in Suva yesterday.

Archbishop Welby is in the country for the three-day Oceania Anglican Fono which started yesterday.

Mr Konrote conveyed his gratitude to the Archbishop for focusing on the wellbeing of the planet.

"I understand that you are champion on many other environmental issues as well. And I applaud your commitment to the health and wellbeing of our planet. It is a commitment that we share in Fiji," Mr Konrote said.

Archbishop Welby said it was a privilege to be in Fiji as it was playing an important role in addressing climate change issues.

"It is a particular privilege to be in Fiji, which is playing such an important role in the world wide campaign to change humanity's attitude to climate change," Archbishop Welby said. nPictorial Page 35

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