NZ invites PM Bainimarama on state visit
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is looking forward to his Fijian counterpart Voreqe Bainimarama visiting Auckland.
Key told NZ-based Radio Tarana that an invitation has been extended to Bainimarama. [restrict]
“Well as I understand he is coming down here – so obviously he’ll be welcomed. We were there earlier in the year as you know. I mean there are always certain thing to discuss between Fiji and New Zealand – so if he wants to accept the offer that we have put forward then he will be most welcomed.”
If Bainimarama takes up the invite, it will be his first state visit to New Zealand.
Key visited Fiji in June this year. SOURCE: FBC NEWS/RADIO TARANA/PACNEWS [/restrict]