Fiji’s Prime Minister Honourable Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama extended his condolences to his Indian Counterpart, Honourable Shri Narendra Modi, following the passing away of Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, former President of the Republic of India, on August 31st 2020.In a condolence message, Prime Minister Bainimarama said,
“India has lost a towering statesman whose devotion to public service spans over political generations.
He will be remembered for his leadership in building political consensus and his care for the wellbeing of the people.
“He was a friend to Fiji and considered us an important partner for India in the Pacific region.
His commitment to strengthen the bond of friendship between our two countries during his term in office is commendable and deeply appreciated.
“As we reflect and celebrate his great legacy, I also offer my commiserations and prayers towards his family and join you and the people of India in honoring the life of a great Leader and Statesman,” PM Bainimarama said.