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PM urges students to study hard

Salaseini Moceiwai
Saturday, April 26, 2014

WALK the extra mile and study hard.

This was the humble message by Prime Minister Rear Admiral Voreqe Bainimarama to 162 students of Vatuvonu SDA Primary School in Cakaudrove while officiating at the opening of their two new school blocks on Thursday afternoon.

"Work hard in your studies for the sake of your parents, country and most importantly, yourself," he said.

"If you work hard, all sorts of doors will open up to you and a world of opportunity will be at your feet.

"I want you children to think of yourselves as part of the Fiji team, a team that works together as a nation to make the country great.

"It doesn't matter who you are or where you come from in the new Fiji.

"We all have the same chance to get on in life and I want you to think far beyond your homes.

"Parents don't have to pay for school fees for their children and there is absolutely no reason why any Fijian student should not finish his or her studies.

"It's all about providing a better opportunity for children to gain the knowledge and skills they need so they are able to look after themselves and their families when they grow older.

"Part of my government's vision is to make Fiji a clever country and compete better against the rest of the world," said Rear Admiral Bainimarama.

The school management and the community of Nagigi conveyed their sincere gratitude to the government for the tremendous assistance.

The blocks, one of which will be used for classes while the other one as a library, cost the government about $47,000.








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