Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Chinese Money for Fiji PM’s Own Village

Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, February 02, 2010

The Chinese Ambassador to Fiji Doctor Han Ji Heng today accompanied the Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama to his village in Kiuva.

The purpose of the visit was to inspect a proposed seawall project for the village of Kiuva.

Our reporter Apisalome Coka was in Kiuva today and filed this report:

“A traditional welcome ceremony was accorded to Dr Han Ji Heng on his arrival at KIUVA village this afternoon.

The purpose of the visit was to have an onsite inspection of a proposed seawall project.

Dr Heng told the people of Kiuva many coastal villages in China suffer from damaging waves and tides similar to what they were facing.

He says the Chinese government will try its best to solve the problems faced by the people of Kiuva as if it was theirs.

Dr Heng also thanked the Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama for his all around support to the great friendship between China and Fiji.

He says under the leadership of the current government the people of Fiji have received social stability –economic prosperity and progressive reforms.

Dr. Heng was accompanied by Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, Commissioner Central Colonel Mosese Tikoitoga and officials from Prime Ministers office.”

Fiji and China are engaged in a number of bilateral relationships, and Fiji has been looking to access a number of development loans from China.

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