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Do Your Best: President

  President Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote reassured Team Fiji athletes of the nation’s support and prayers in their Pacific Mini Games campaign in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The Presidential party
03 Dec 2017 12:49
Do Your Best: President
Team Fiji weightllifters with President Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote at the Games Village in Port Vila, Vanuatu on December 2, 2017. Photo: Peni Komaisavai

 

President Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote reassured Team Fiji athletes of the nation’s support and prayers in their Pacific Mini Games campaign in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

The Presidential party arrived at the Games Village yesterday and was well received by the members of Team Fiji.

He reminded them of their duties and responsibilities while representing Fiji.

“Do your best, we wish you well and be good ambassadors of Fiji.  Do not forget on and off the field, you are all representatives of your country,” President Konrote said.

Team Fiji deputy chef de mission Pauline Stephen- Morris said the President’s call was uplifting.

“The President is the father of the nation so his visit was really uplifting and he is very reassuring to the athletes,” Morris said.

“Before we departed we asked his blessing as part of our culture.”

She said athletes were very grateful oF his support and words of encouragement.

President Konrote is expected to return to Fiji today.

Edited by  Osea  Bola

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