Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama (Fijian: [t?o?s?ia ?o?re??e mb?ini?marama]) CF, MSD, OStJ (born 27 April 1954), known commonly as Frank Bainimarama and sometimes by the chiefly title Ratu, is a Fijian naval officer and politician who has been Prime Minister of Fiji since 2007. He was the Commander of the Fijian Military Forces from 1999 to 2014. While holding the office of Prime Minister, he has temporarily held various ministerial portfolios: Information, Home Affairs, Immigration, Public Service, Indigenous and Multi-Ethnic Affairs, Finance, and Foreign Affairs.On 22 September 2014, he was sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Fiji by President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau after his FijiFirst Party won the general elections. In the 2018 Fijian general election his FijiFirst Party again won an outright majority and Bainimarama was sworn-in as the Fijian Prime Minister for a second term on 20 November 2018.