President of the United States, His Excellency Mr. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has congratulated our Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sitiveni Rabuka.
In a letter conveyed to Prime Minister Rabuka from the White House, President Biden congratulated Prime Minister Rabuka on his election as the Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji.
“The United States values its close partnership with Fiji, and this recent election exemplified the democratic traditions that our two countries hold dear.
“I appreciate the many times you and members of your coalition have met with the U.S. embassy personnel and visiting U.S. officials.
“I look forward to working together with you in your new role as Prime Minister to further advance our mutual goals, including combatting, mitigating, and adapting to climate change, strengthening economic development, ensuring Fiji and its waters are safe and secure, and working together to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific,” President Biden said.
While reaffirming the U.S. support, President Biden said, “Through our deep bonds of culture, history, and geography, the present and future of the United States and the Republic of Fiji remain inextricably linked.
“I look forward to opportunities to work with you in the future, and I wish you and your family all the best in the coming year.”