13 Feb 2008

Fiji leader makes quick official trip to India

2:13 pm on 13 February 2008

Fiji's interim Prime Minister, Commodore Frank Bainimarama is making a brief

visit to India this week.

The primary purpose of his visit is to tour and inspect facilities at Batra

Hospital in New Delhi, which provides critical care for Fiji soldiers under the

military's insurance scheme for overseas treatment.

Commodore Bainimarama's office says he will also make courtesy calls on relevant dignitaries in New Delhi and meet selected business people.