4 Aug 2008

Fiji's interim Prime Minister heads to Beijing

11:34 am on 4 August 2008

Fiji's interim Prime Minister Commodore Frank Bainimarama will attend the Beijing Olympics in China, along with the Minister for Youth and Sports, Filipe Bole.

The Fiji Times reports that the interim Prime Minister's permanent secretary, Parmesh Chand, says the PM received an invitation from China to attend.

The Commodore leaves for China on Wednesday and will be hosting a Fiji night on August the 10th.

Mr Chand says more about the trip's cost will be revealed later as the finer details are still being finalised.

It'll be the Commodore's 6th trip overseas this year.