Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama welcomed the Governor General of Australia, David Hurley and his wife Linda Hurley at the Nausori International Airport last night.
Bainimarama was joined by his wife, Mary Bainimarama, Minister for Defence and National Security Inia Seruiratu, Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho, Fiji's High Commissioner to Australia Luke Daunivalu, and Commissioner Central Josefa Navuku.
Hurley inspected a guard of honour mounted by members of the disciplined forces before retiring for the day.
He will be accorded a traditional welcoming ceremony today followed by a courtesy call to the President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere at the State House.
The State visit reinforces Fiji and Australia’s commitment to regional solidarity and will unfold new opportunities for engagement in climate and ocean action, disaster resilience, economic recovery, defence and security, and socioeconomic development.
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