The country is now officially called Republic of Fiji.
Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, Colonel Pio Tikoduadua said the name, Republic of the Fiji Islands, as stated in the 1997 constitution is no longer applicable.
He also confirmed that the government is now officially known as the Fijian government, not the Fiji government.
Colonel Tikoduadua confirmed that all public enterprises and statutory companies with the name Fiji Islands has to change.
This includes the Fiji Islands Revenue and Customs Authority which is expected to be known as Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority. Story by: