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New Fijian cabinet sworn in
Suva, Nov 22 (IANS) A new Cabinet under the leadership of Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama was sworn in on Thursday after he secured a second term by winning the November 14 general elections.
A new set of 13 ministers and eight assistant ministers were sworn in at the State House here, reports Xinhua news agency.
Bainimarama will also retain the portfolios of Foreign Affairs, iTaukei Affairs and Sugar Industry.
The ruling FijiFirst party led by Bainimarama won 50.02 per cent of the vote in last week’s general elections and 27 seats in the 51-seat parliament.