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Nadi stages political forum

By SHAYAL DEVI
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Update: 1:45PM POVERTY, unemployment, investor confidence and security are key issues that need to be addressed in this country.

And today, political leaders will get a chance to address these issues at the first-ever political forum underway in Nadi.

Nadi Chamber of Commerce president Dr Ram Raju said the local community was interested in hearing from politicians and the issues impact on their town.

"We want to hear and discuss professionally and clearly on various issues that is of paramount importance, he said.

"We would like to map out the future of Nadi as the tourism, hospitality and sports city of the South Pacific. These are ambitious and expansion plans to be looked at."

The event is being organised in conjunction with Fiji National University and will be held at the Namaka campus.

Other issues up for discussion are the sugar and gold industries in the Western Division, corruption, good governance, GDP and the nations economic status.





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