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Fiji celebrates 100th anniversary of Gallipoli

April 24, 2015 8:39 pm

Fiji was first the country to mark the 100th anniversary ANZAC day this morning with a dawn service at the Military Cemetery in Suva.

This was also an historic event, as the high commissioner of Australia and New Zealand took part in the event.

Over the past few year before the 2014 general elections Australian only had heads of missions.

Australian High Commissioner to Fiji Margaret Twomey and New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Fiji Mark Ramsden were present at the event this morning.

Also present were President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, Minister for defence Timoci Natuva and the commander of the Military Forces Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga.

ANZAC day is celebrated on the 25th of April every year, honouring brave servicemen and women, who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War 1.