7 Jun 2008

Fiji interim Prime Minister meets Pontiff

9:17 am on 7 June 2008

The head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, has received Fiji's interim Prime Minister Commodore Frank Bainimarama at the Vatican.

Fijilive reports that the interim prime minister, who is attending the World Food Security conference in Rome, paid a courtesy call on the pontiff.

The website says photos released by the Government showed the Pope welcoming Commodore Bainimarama to the Vatican.