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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Fiji
Coat of arms of Fiji.svg
Coat of arms of
the Republic of Fiji
Frank Bainimarama November 2014.jpg
Incumbent
Frank Bainimarama

since 5 January 2007
Style The Right Honourable
Seat Government Buildings, Suva
Appointer President of Fiji
Inaugural holder Kamisese Mara
Formation 10 October 1970
Salary FJ$ 328,750 annually
Website http://www.pmoffice.gov.fj/

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji is the head of government of Fiji. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President. In 2007, Frank Bainimarama became the current Prime Minister.

List of Prime Ministers of Fiji (1970–present)

No. Prime Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party Election Head of State
Prime Ministers of the Dominion of Fiji
1
Kamisese Mara
Mara, KamiseseRatu Sir
Kamisese Mara
(1920–2004)
10 October 1970 13 April 1987 16 years, 185 days Alliance 1972
1977 (Mar)
1977 (Sep)
1982
Elizabeth II
2
Timoci Bavadra
Bavadra, TimociTimoci Bavadra
(1934–1989)
13 April 1987 14 May 1987 31 days Labour 1987 Elizabeth II
Vacant (14 May 1987 – 5 December 1987)
Prime Ministers of the Republic of Fiji
(1)
Kamisese Mara
Mara, KamiseseRatu Sir
Kamisese Mara
(1920–2004)
5 December 1987 2 June 1992 4 years, 180 days Independent Penaia Ganilau
3
Sitiveni Rabuka
Rabuka, SitiveniMajor general (Rtd)
Sitiveni Rabuka
(born 1948)
2 June 1992 19 May 1999 6 years, 351 days SVT 1992
1994
Penaia Ganilau
Kamisese Mara
4
Mahendra Chaudhry
Chaudhry, MahendraMahendra Chaudhry
(born 1942)
19 May 1999 27 May 2000 1 year, 8 days Labour 1999 Kamisese Mara
5
Tevita Momoedonu
Momoedonu, TevitaRatu
Tevita Momoedonu
(born 1941)
27 May 2000 27 May 2000 0 days Labour Kamisese Mara
Vacant (27 May 2000 – 4 July 2000)
6
Laisenia Qarase
Qarase, LaiseniaLaisenia Qarase
(1941–2020)
4 July 2000 14 March 2001 253 days Independent Frank Bainimarama
Josefa Iloilo
Tevita Momoedonu
Momoedonu, TevitaRatu
Tevita Momoedonu
(born 1941)
Acting
14 March 2001 16 March 2001 2 days Labour Josefa Iloilo
(6)
Laisenia Qarase
Qarase, LaiseniaLaisenia Qarase
(1941–2020)
16 March 2001 5 December 2006 5 years, 264 days SDL 2001
2006
Josefa Iloilo
Jona Senilagakali
Senilagakali, JonaDr.
Jona Senilagakali
(1929–2011)
Acting
5 December 2006 4 January 2007 30 days Independent Frank Bainimarama
Frank Bainimarama
Bainimarama, FrankCommodore
Frank Bainimarama
(born 1954)
Acting
5 January 2007 22 September 2014 7 years, 260 days RFMF Josefa Iloilo
Epeli Nailatikau
8
Frank Bainimarama
Bainimarama, FrankCommodore (Rtd)
Frank Bainimarama
(born 1954)
22 September 2014 Incumbent 6 years, 34 days FijiFirst 2014
2018
Epeli Nailatikau
Jioji Konrote
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