Three last flights into Fiji

Three last flights into Fiji

By Iva Danford
Friday 27/03/2020
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama

The Prime Minister says that they have been working closely with foreign missions to make sure that Fijians can get home and expatriates in Fiji are able to return to their country.

He says there are three final evacuation flights this weekend and so far only one is confirmed from New Zealand to bring Fijians back home and repatriate Kiwis and other foreign nationals.

Bainimarama says all of the incoming passengers will be placed under the compulsory self-quarantine for 14 days upon the arrival.

He says once these flights are sorted, again the airport will shut down and this measure is part of Fiji’s stringent COVID-19 containment effort.

Prime Minister says Fijians do not deserve a pay cut but they deserve the help of the government.

Bainimarama says that he knows that this economic crisis hangs a dark cloud over the future of Fijians but they are not in this struggle alone.

COVID-19 RESPONSE BUDGET ESTIMATE 2019-2020
http://www.parliament.gov.fj/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID-19-RESPONSE-BUDGET-ESTIMATE-2019-2020.pdf

ECONOMIC AND FISCAL UPDATE SUPPLEMENT TO THE COVID-19 RESPONSE BUDGET ADDRESS
http://www.parliament.gov.fj/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/SUPPLEMENT-TO-THE-COVID-19-RESPONSE-BUDGET-ADDRESS.pdf

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