Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama this morning visited the Nadi International Airport where he thanked the “skeleton” staff of Fiji Airways and other relevant agencies on the ground for their excellent services during this COVID-19 pandemic.
The Prime Minister conveyed the Fijian Government’s appreciation to the staff for their commitment and tireless efforts in ensuring Fiji’s borders are “COVID-contained.
”Being exposed to high COVID-19 risks, Prime Minister Bainimarama said that the ongoing shifts and extra precautionary measures taken by the staff at the airport during this ongoing crisis is commendable.
The Head of Government was also briefed by the Fiji Airways management on the company’s strategic measures in handling the pandemic, its recruitment process, quarantine measures, and discussions on the ongoing travel bubble plans.
The Fiji Airways management also revealed to the Prime Minister that the company “is ready to fully operate once the borders re-open”.
Meanwhile, the Prime Minister is on a two-day tour of the Western Division to meet with sugar cane growers, stakeholders and visit some development sites.