Fiji Time: 5:53 AM on Friday 23 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Commission focuses on Supervisor of Elections

Nasik Swami
Thursday, March 13, 2014

A SUPERVISOR of Elections will be appointed by the end of this month.

That is the confirmation from Electoral Commission chairman Chen Bunn Young who said the appointment was a priority.

"The Supervisor of Elections is a priority for us and I have had continuing dialogue with the Attorney-General on this," Mr Young said.

He said the Electoral Commission was aware that the supervisor had to be appointed as soon as possible.

"We can't have him one month before the election. That will be ridiculous," he said.

Mr Young also revealed the majority of the vacancies in the Elections Office were filled.

"I think the first round of interviews has been completed. We are doing the second round now."

He said the commission also offered some contracts.

"The only thing that is left outstanding is the background check of their referees.

"But we have already identified a good number of full-time staff," he said.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64200.6230
JPY 53.428750.4287
GBP 0.35090.3429
EUR 0.40370.3917
NZD 0.69470.6617
AUD 0.64370.6187
USD 0.49980.4828



Exchange Rate updated on 22nd, March, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'Sleeping on the job'
  2. Police to help Taliga
  3. 'Rape case serious'
  4. Vaccine plan
  5. Graduation moved
  6. 700 graduate
  7. Couple get MA together
  8. PM urges alertness
  9. Blue ribbon race
  10. Fifita ends law journey

Top Stories this Week

  1. Meningococcal disease outbreak Tuesday (20 Mar)
  2. 'Forced to go' Saturday (17 Mar)
  3. Doctors speak out Sunday (18 Mar)
  4. No desk for this girl Monday (19 Mar)
  5. Where are our horses Sunday (18 Mar)
  6. 12 dead by disease Tuesday (20 Mar)
  7. Police appeal to livestock owners Monday (19 Mar)
  8. Bathroom photos 'old' Friday (16 Mar)
  9. Speaker orders Nawaikula to withdraw accusation Saturday (17 Mar)
  10. Teacher reports male student in washroom for girls Tuesday (20 Mar)