THURSDAY, 20TH FEBRUARY 2014
The honorable prime minister commodore josaia voreqe bainimarama.
The attorney general mr aiyaz sayed-khaiyum.
The governor reserve bank of fiji.
Cabinet ministers and government officials.
Members of the diplomatic corps.
Invited guests ladies and gentlemen.
Bula and a very good evening again to you all and thank you for accepting our invitation to be here tonight.
It is my pleasant task this evening to introduce our chief guest the honourable prime minister, commodore josaia voreqe bainimarama.
We are proud to state that we are a locally owned financial institution, yes owned by the people of fiji.
We have made significant progress in all our business and this has come about with the support and cooperation of our shareholders that is the national provident fund and the unit trust of fiji, our regulators the reserve bank of fiji, the government,our board and of course our loyal customers.
We have performed exceptionally well in a highly competitive environment as you may have observed through our published results each year.
In line with the company’s dividend policy, a major portion of our annual profit is distributed back to the shareholders that eventually find its way back directly into the member’s fund at fnpf and unit holders at the unit trust of fiji.
We are committed to building a long term growth and sustainable return to our shareholders and we will remain resilient in our pursuit towards this goal as we continue to serve the people of fiji.
The honourable prime minister commodore josaia voreqe bainimarama on behalf of the board, management and staff of hfc i extend my sincere thanks to you for coming out from your very busy schedule to be present here this evening.
Thank you very much sir for accepting our invitation. I am indeed very honoured to now welcome our honourable prime minister to deliver his keynote address and launch the hfc bank.
Honorable prime minister sir.