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Jioji Konousi Konrote, better known as George Konrote, is a retired Major-General of the Fiji Military and has been President of Fiji since 2015. After commanding a peacekeeping mission in Lebanon,

Jioji Konousi Konrote, better known as George Konrote, is a retired Major-General of the Fiji Military and has been President of Fiji since 2015. After commanding a peacekeeping mission in Lebanon, Kontore served as Fiji’s High Commissioner to Australia from 2001 to 2006, as Minister of State for Immigration briefly in 2006, and as Minister for Employment Opportunities, Productivity and Industrial Relations from 2014 to 2015. He is the first non-iTaukei president and the first to be elected by parliament, as previous president were selected by the Great Council of Chiefs

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