May 24, 2013
(Google Translated) FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER LOURDES.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013, Jean-Pierre Artiganave Mayor Lourdes, and his principal deputies gave a friendly reception in the halls of City Hall in honor of Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, commonly known as Frank Bainimarama, Fiji 1 Minister . He was accompanied by a delegation from which were his wife Maria Makitaléna and one of his daughters on a private visit in our region and Lourdes.
It is through an interpreter that the exchanges were made. The reception attended by Jean-Baptiste Peyrat sub-prefect of the district, Stephanie Lacoste Beaucens Mayor and the Director General of Services François Roussel-Devaux, allowed Jean-Pierre Artiganave deliver this high personality medal Lourdes, and his wife and daughter, along with two beautiful bouquets of flowers. Jean-Pierre Garuet, deputy mayor sports, found in the delegation some worthy opponents he met during his distinguished career in the colors of the XV of France. The first minister signed the Golden Book of the city of Lourdes. A reception was an opportunity to share more than official friendly relations between elected Lourdais and Fijian delegation.
Frank Bainimarama is from the village of Kiuva the Kaba Peninsula, Province Tailevu . He is the brother of Ratu Meli Bainimarama and Ratu Timoci Bainimarama , two senior officials. He is a graduate of Marist Brothers High School in Suva. He is married to Maria Makitalena , with whom he has six children and several grandchildren. He is a sports enthusiast with a particular passion for rugby and athletics. He also served as chairman of the Fiji Rugby Union , and takes a keen interest in military history and current affairs.
The interim Prime Minister of Fiji has publicly stated his intention to resign from his position as commander in chief of the armed forces in order to stand for election in 2014.
In an interview with Radio Fiji Two, the author of the military coup in 2006, said he will leave his post as military commander to stand for election, but noted that all senior officers of the army shared his vision of Fiji Fiji where each would be treated on an equal footing. N Frank Bainimarama has not revealed whether he intended to create a political party before the elections.
Pyrénéesinfo Lourdes Henry Soulet.