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Modi Here, Thanks Fiji

More Pacific leaders flew into Nausori Airport last night and thanked Fiji for the opportunity to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Today they attend a summit in Suva
19 Nov 2014 09:15
Modi Here, Thanks Fiji
Two global leaders heading here this week attended a meeting of BRICS leaders while in Australia. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (2nd L) will be here today and Chinese President Xi Jinping (2nd R) on Friday. They met with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (C), Russian President Vladimir Putin (1st L), and South African President Jacob Zuma while in Brisbane for the G20 summit. BRICS is a powerful grouping of growing global economies. BRICS refers to the countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Photo: Xinhua

More Pacific leaders flew into Nausori Airport last night and thanked Fiji for the opportunity to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Today they attend a summit in Suva with Mr Modi.

Niue premier Toke Talagi congratulated the Fijian government for hosting an important meeting with a world leader. This would be the first time he would meet Mr Modi and he was looking forward to it.

The Cook Island Prime Minister, Henry Puna, thanked Fiji for providing an opportunity to meet with Mr Modi.

Mr Puna said he was excited to meet Mr Modi “Well done to Fiji for having the capacity to attract world leaders,” Mr Puna said.

Nauru President Baron Waqa said he appreciated a wonderful opportunity to meet with Mr Modi. He said he was looking forward to the summit.

Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi also expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to attend the summit.

The four leaders were greeted at Nausori Airport by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola and Fiji’s Ambassador to Japan Isikeli Mataitoga.

Mr Modi and his delegation arrive at Nausori International Airport at 6am today. He will be met by the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, Government ministers and the Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga.

Mr Modi will be accorded a military guard of honour before he leaves for Suva.

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