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Party launches manifesto

Shalveen Chand
Sunday, July 13, 2014

THE People's Democratic Party has become the first to release its manifesto yesterday and according to its leader Felix Anthony, their manifesto is about equality and social justice for all.

The PDP manifesto states that changes will be made to the 2013 Constitution while positive elements of the 1997 Constitution and the Yash Ghai Draft will be included in a new constitution.

PDP says it will rid of corruption and make the government accountable and transparent. PDP also suggests in its manifesto that the common name for all Fijians shall undergo wide consultations with the people.

The manifesto states PDP will ensure a free and independent judiciary.

As well, it will ensure that the Bill of Rights in the 2013 Constitution is maintained.

On workers rights, PDP says it will repeal all decrees and laws that undermine workers' rights and ensure that pay is in accordance to the standard of living.

Restoration of the Great Council of Chiefs, promoting the rights of youths, promoting the rights of children, empowering persons with disabilities and special needs, achieving gender equality and freedom of information are also part of PDP's manifesto.

On economic growth, PDP says it will focus on the value of employment in high labour absorptive export and import replacement activities.








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