Fiji Time: 9:44 AM on Sunday 26 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Former leader pleased with appointment

Nasik Swami
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

THE Roko Tui Dreketi Ro Teimumu Kepa is the right choice as SODELPA's leader, says former party leader and prime minister Laisenia Qarase.

In an interview yesterday, Mr Qarase said he was pleased with Ro Teimumu's appointment.

"I think she is the right choice at the right time and I have no doubts that she has all the abilities necessary to lead the party into the general election and I have not doubt that she will have tremendous support from the provinces as well as other communities," Mr Qarase said.

He said he was certain Ro Teimumu would take the party to victory at the proposed election this year.

He said as a leader, she would face a lot of challenges.

"She will face all the challenges a national leader in the position of the prime minister will face and there are so many.

"It's difficult to single them out but she will have a very strong line-up of candidates in the next election who will give her support in all areas.

"So, all she will need to do is hold the team together and as I said she will be a very good team leader," the former SDL leader said.

Mr Qarase added he was looking forward to a government formed by SODELPA alone or in association with other parties.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65090.6319
JPY 54.714051.7140
GBP 0.38790.3799
EUR 0.45160.4396
NZD 0.69980.6668
AUD 0.64240.6174
USD 0.48950.4725

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th, March, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Former 7s stars win Oldies
  2. 3-way battle
  3. Sisters die in house fire
  4. Taveuni out of competition
  5. NFP dairy proposal rejected
  6. Marist 7s: Tuwai's Newnet gets second semis spot
  7. Baber updates 7s list
  8. Dam gives way
  9. Marist prunes winners
  10. Ice impresses on sevens return

Top Stories this Week

  1. Shock after brutal attack Tuesday (21 Mar)
  2. Students sent home Tuesday (21 Mar)
  3. Man rapes wife, jailed Tuesday (21 Mar)
  4. Uni urges Fijians to apply for NZ grants Monday (20 Mar)
  5. 7s star told don't reoffend Friday (24 Mar)
  6. Landowners demand $20m compensation from State Thursday (23 Mar)
  7. RKS retains Tailevu Zone title Wednesday (22 Mar)
  8. Concerns over explicit online pictures Tuesday (21 Mar)
  9. QVS blue ribbon king to miss Coke Games Wednesday (22 Mar)
  10. Minister issues maternity benefits warning Tuesday (21 Mar)