President of Fiji

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President of the
Republic of Fiji
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Incumbent
Ratu Wiliame Katonivere

since 12 November 2015
ResidenceGovernment House, Suva
AppointerParliament of Fiji
Term length3 years
renewable once[1]
Inaugural holderPenaia Ganilau
Formation5 December 1987
SalaryFJ$ 130,000 annually[2]

The president of the Republic of Fiji is the head of state of Fiji. The President is appointed by the Parliament of Fiji for a three-year term under the terms of the 2013 Constitution of Fiji.[1]

List of presidents of Fiji (1987–present)[change | change source]

No.


President Took office Left office Time in office Party Election Prime Minister
Head of the Interim Military Government
Sitiveni Rabuka
Rabuka, SitiveniMajor general
Sitiveni Rabuka
(born 1948)
Acting
7 October 19875 December 198759 daysRFMF
Presidents of the Republic of Fiji
1
Penaia Ganilau
Ganilau, PenaiaRatu Sir
Penaia Ganilau
(1918–1993)
5 December 198715 December 1993 †6 years, 10 daysIndependent1987Kamisese Mara
Sitiveni Rabuka
Kamisese Mara
Mara, KamiseseRatu Sir
Kamisese Mara
(1920–2004)
Acting
16 December 199318 January 199433 daysIndependentSitiveni Rabuka
2
Kamisese Mara
Mara, KamiseseRatu Sir
Kamisese Mara
(1920–2004)
18 January 199429 May 20006 years, 132 daysIndependent1994Sitiveni Rabuka
Mahendra Chaudhry
Tevita Momoedonu
Head of the Interim Military Government
Frank Bainimarama
Bainimarama, FrankCommodore
Frank Bainimarama
(born 1954)
Acting
29 May 200013 July 200045 daysRFMFLaisenia Qarase
President of the Republic of Fiji
3
Josefa Iloilo
Iloilo, JosefaRatu
Josefa Iloilo
(1920–2011)
13 July 20005 December 20066 years, 145 daysIndependent2000
2006
Laisenia Qarase
Tevita Momoedonu
Laisenia Qarase
Head of the Interim Military Government
Frank Bainimarama
Bainimarama, FrankCommodore
Frank Bainimarama
(born 1954)
Acting
5 December 20064 January 200730 daysRFMFJona Senilagakali
Presidents of the Republic of Fiji
(3)
Josefa Iloilo
Iloilo, JosefaRatu
Josefa Iloilo
(1920–2011)
4 January 200730 July 20092 years, 207 daysIndependentFrank Bainimarama
Epeli Nailatikau
Nailatikau, EpeliRatu Brigadier general (Rtd)
Epeli Nailatikau
(born 1941)
Acting
30 July 20095 November 200998 daysIndependentFrank Bainimarama
4
Epeli Nailatikau
Nailatikau, EpeliRatu Brigadier general (Rtd)
Epeli Nailatikau
(born 1941)
5 November 200912 November 20156 years, 7 daysIndependent2009Frank Bainimarama
5
Jioji Konrote
Konrote, JiojiMajor general (Rtd)
Jioji Konrote
(born 1947)
12 November 201512 November 20216 years, 0 daysFijiFirst2015Frank Bainimarama
RatuWiliame Katonivere
Ratu Brigadier general (Rtd)
RatuWiliame Katonivere
(born 1964)
12 November 2021Incumbent9 days2021Frank Bainimarama

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Constitution of the Republic of Fiji" (PDF). 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 September 2015.
  2. Government of Fiji Gazette (3 October 2014). "PARLIAMENTARY REMUNERATIONS DECREE 2014 (DECREE NO. 29 OF 2014)" (PDF). www.parliament.gov.fj.