Fiji Time: 3:06 PM on Saturday 29 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

PM talks values at rally

Felix Chaudhary
Sunday, July 20, 2014

MORE than 800 young boys participated in the Lautoka District Annual Scouts' Rally which began on Thursday and ends today at Fenner Park.

The celebrations were boosted by the fact that the event was also part of the centenary celebrations for the scouting movement in the country.

Speaking at the opening of the rally, Prime Minister Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama challenged the Scouts to use the values they had learned to benefit the country.

"Here in Fiji, the Scout movement has never been more relevant. Your values are the values we aspire to as a nation; to be fit and healthy, to be good citizens, to think of others and not just ourselves and above all, to serve."

Of the 26 scouting districts in Fiji, Lautoka is the biggest and the only one which hosts Scouts participation and achievement badges in the country.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62450.6055
JPY 56.810253.8102
GBP 0.30290.2949
EUR 0.41450.4025
NZD 0.73480.7018
AUD 0.66190.6369
USD 0.47110.4541

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th August 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Case transfer angers families
  2. Military allowed to carry arms in public
  3. Draunidalo clears the air
  4. Ruggers treated to lunch
  5. China police to take man home
  6. Sedition a 'real threat'
  7. $507m worth
  8. Creek pollution
  9. Envoy: Russia, China are true friends
  10. $140m water loan

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fall crowned queen Sunday (23 Aug)
  2. Sayed-Khaiyum responds to Karavaki warning Thursday (27 Aug)
  3. Guns in town Thursday (27 Aug)
  4. Birth by the river Tuesday (25 Aug)
  5. Making the cut Monday (24 Aug)
  6. PM turns down Ratu Naiqama request Thursday (27 Aug)
  7. Military, police beef up manpower Tuesday (25 Aug)
  8. John quits 7s job Tuesday (25 Aug)
  9. Soldiers patrol town prior to sedition case Wednesday (26 Aug)
  10. Draunidalo hits back Friday (28 Aug)