Saneem: Election update essential

The Super of Elections at the international community elections briefing.Picture: SUPPLIED

WHILE the date of the 2018 General Election is yet to be announced, the Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem said it was vital for regional and international partners to be updated with the progress Fiji was making towards the polls.Mr Saneem made this  comment while conducting the second round of briefings for the international community in Suva on Monday.

He also briefed them on key projects the Fijian Elections Office was undertaking in relation to the polls.

“It’s important for the FEO to not only keep the voters informed, but also our regional and international partners as to the progress Fiji is making towards the general election,” Mr Saneem said.

The presentation also covered various aspects of the Multinational Observer Group’s 2014 recommendations and the manner in which the FEO had handled the said recommendations.

Mr Saneem thanked the international community for their support to FEO in capacity development, financial support and collaboration.