September 2, 2016 9:29 am

PM congratulates Malaysia on 59th independence anniversary

Fiji and Malaysia share a long history marked by cordial bilateral ties and close cooperation at international forums. The Prime Minster Voreqe Bainimarama made these remarks during his a congratulatory note to Malaysian counterpart, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak on Malaysia’s 59th independence anniversary. BAINIMARAMA: “Dear Prime Minister, on behalf of the […]

Fiji and Malaysia share a long history marked by cordial bilateral ties and close cooperation at international forums.

The Prime Minster Voreqe Bainimarama made these remarks during his a congratulatory note to Malaysian counterpart, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak on Malaysia’s 59th independence anniversary.

BAINIMARAMA: “Dear Prime Minister, on behalf of the Fijian Government and Fijian people, I have the honour to extend my warmest congratulations as Malaysia celebrates the 59th year of your Independence.We are especially keen to strengthen our economic relationship and attract more Malaysian investment to Fiji. And I look forward to working with you to expand these ties in the months and years ahead.”

He also thanked Malaysia for their assistance to Fiji over the years especially in the areas of technical and defence cooperation.

BAINIMARAMA: “As someone who has received training in Malaysia myself, I have particular reason to value your nation’s contribution to Fiji and to appreciate the Malaysian way of life.”