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Religious panel to feature in A-G's conference

Repeka Nasiko
Thursday, December 05, 2013

A PANEL of religious leaders will feature at the Attorney-General's Conference this weekend in Sigatoka to discuss the topic of "religion in a secular state".

The panel will consist of Reverend James Bhagwan, secretary for Communication and Overseas Mission of the Methodist Church in Fiji, Mr Bhuwan Dutt, patron of the Arya Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji, Archbishop Peter Loy Chong, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Suva, Reverend Claude Fong Toy, Dean of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church for the Diocese of Polynesia, and Professor Vijay Naidu, director of Development Studies at the University of the South Pacific.

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the panel and others would provide an excellent opportunity to discuss the various provisions of the Fijian Constitution and to clarify any misconceptions that may exist in an open forum.