Fiji Time: 3:43 PM on Thursday 27 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Encouraging exercise

Nasik Swami
Saturday, June 28, 2014

SUPERVISOR of Elections Mohammed Saneem says he is encouraged by the number of Fijians overseas taking their time out to register to vote in the 2014 General Election.

Mr Saneem said Fijians residing overseas had a lot of interest in participating in the election.

"We say it is a voluntary process and it is also very encouraging to see Fijians overseas still have a lot of interest in taking part in this election and the way they are turning up is very encouraging," Mr Saneem said.

He said the Fijian diaspora were widespread worldwide.

"Considering the way the diaspora is spread and also the geographical concerns of overseas, it's not literally in Suva, it's just widely spread over countries and the way they have taken their time out to register is very encouraging."

He said the focus of the Elections Office was to give as many Fijians the opportunity to register and vote in the general election.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. LTA fires corrupt 4
  2. $610k overpayment
  3. 10 years for rapist step dad
  4. Supermodels on show
  5. Balls and beard tourney
  6. A first for the school
  7. Luveni: PAC will sit
  8. Businesswomen address concerns
  9. Report highlights voucher destruction practices
  10. $300k used for project

Top Stories this Week

  1. Deal on NZ jobs Monday (24 Nov)
  2. Budget Friday (21 Nov)
  3. Stop the bickering Tuesday (25 Nov)
  4. No regrets Tuesday (25 Nov)
  5. Couple return to Fiji after almost a decade Wednesday (26 Nov)
  6. Patel guilty of abuse Friday (21 Nov)
  7. President Xi leaves impression on leaders Monday (24 Nov)
  8. Indecent jokes warning Wednesday (26 Nov)
  9. Jail terms for former Post Fiji executives Monday (24 Nov)
  10. Biman: Budget boring Saturday (22 Nov)