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Nasik Swami
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

FIJIFIRST Party has started calling for expressions of interest from individuals who want to stand as candidates under the party's banner.

Party president Dr Jiko Luveni confirmed they were looking at fielding 50 candidates for the September general election.

"We will definitely have 50 candidates," said Minister for Women Dr Luveni.

She earlier revealed the party was planning its manifesto.

"We haven't started working on the manifesto yet, we have to decide on the office and what not and then we can decide on the manifesto and all those things.

When asked whether FijiFirst Party was facing any challenging issue at the moment, the minister said there were "no problems at all".

The party is led by Prime Minister Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama, Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is the proposed general secretary, Tui Macuata Ratu Viliame Katonivere is the vice president while accountant Vimlesh Kumar is treasurer.

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