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India ready to help

Shayal Devi
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

THE Indian Government has offered support to Fiji in the upcoming September General Election.

This was confirmed by the Indian High Commissioner to Fiji, Vinod Kumar.

"We have discussed this with the Government of Fiji and we have offered support in some areas," he said.

"For instance, we have provided at least 10 vehicles for the use of the Electoral Commission during the September election.

"We have also offered to provide indelible ink during voting time and in addition, we have said we would be happy to provide some training for elections officials."

Mr Kumar said they looked forward to the election in Fiji after India appointed a new leader last month.

"As you know, the Indian elections have just finished and it was a very large exercise.

"The elections in India involved 840 million voters, out of which more than 500 million actually came and voted.

"It was a large exercise and we had processes taking place in deserts, mountains and islands and this involved great manpower and organisation experience on the part of the Election Commission of India.

"We are happy that the elections have been done well and we have a new government now in India."

He said training provided to Fijian officials would be very beneficial for a smooth election process.








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