An address by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji, Sitiveni L Rabuka
The FDC Pacific Lecture was given by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji, the Hon Sitiveni Ligamamada Rabuka.
The Hon Sitiveni Rabuka is Fiji’s seventh elected Prime Minister, having previously served in the role from 1992 to 1999. He is also the current Minister for Foreign Affairs, Climate Change, Environment, Civil Service, Information, Public Enterprises and Veteran Affairs.
Prime Minister Rabuka has a distinguished military career and served as the Chair of Fiji’s Great Council of Chiefs from 1999 to 2001.
Prime Minister Rabuka spoke on Fiji’s economic recovery, future development ambitions and role in the region given intensifying geopolitical engagement. After his remarks, the Prime Minister spoke in conversation with the Lowy Institute's Executive Director, Dr Michael Fullilove AM.
The Prime Minister was introduced by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Penny Wong.