Former Fiji Police Comissioner promoted to higher military rank
From FIJI TV/FIJI SUN/PACNEWS
News Mon 03 Mar 2014
SUVA, Fiji — Former Fiji Police Commissioner has now been promoted to the rank of Major General, one of the highest ranks in the Fiji Military Forces.
Iowane Naivalurua, until recently held the position of Brigadier General, a position he was promoted to, back in 2009 when he was the Prisons Commissioner.
Fiji One News understands his promotion as Major General was gazetted last week.
Naivalurua’s contract as Police Commissioner expired last September and in January this year he was appointed Fiji’s Ambassador at Large.
He has just completed a week’s visit to New York that focused on UN peacekeeping activities leading the Fiji delegation to the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations.
The last person who held that rank in the Military was former Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka