PM: Reflect and renew commitment
28 October, 2016, 3:56 pm
Update: 3:56PM PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has extended his best wishes to every Fijian as the country comes together to once again celebrate the Festival of Lights – Diwali.
Mr Bainimarama has asked all Fijians to take time during our celebrations to reflect on the source of our strength as a people – our unity, our camaraderie and our shared identity as Fijians.
“It always makes me proud that year after year, our society has shown that our different faiths are a source of harmony, peace and togetherness,” the PM said.
“As Fijians, we share in the joy of each other’s festivities and we treat our fellow Fijians with the utmost respect.
“In the spirit of these celebrations, let us all give thanks, as one nation and one people, for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon our great nation.”
Mr Bainimarama said this Diwali, we should all look to better ourselves, to better our nation and to renew our commitment towards the bright future we all envision for our country.