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Saneem briefs President

Nasik Swami
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

PRESIDENT Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, Defence Minister Joketani Cokanasiga and Solicitor General Sharvada Sharma have been briefed on Fiji's progress towards elections.

The briefing was conducted at the Fijian Elections Office in Suva on Monday by Elections Supervisor Mohammed Saneem.

A statement stated the meeting focused on the progress of the Elections Office towards the September deadline for the general election.

Mr Saneem informed the President the voter registration process was ongoing and voters must be registered by August 4 if they want to vote.

He said voter registration teams would be deployed overseas to carry out registration drives.

"In this short timeframe we are working around-the-clock to ensure the Fiji election runs smoothly," he said.