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Constitution a living document: Konrote

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Update: 12:28PM OUR Constitution is a living document.

President Jioji Konrote made the comment while officiating at the Constitution day held at Churchill Park this morning.

Mr Konrote said our Constitution does not simply make suggestions and it does not simply state principles and ideals.

"It instructs our government and all of us to act on those principles and ideals. There is no ambiguity and can be no misunderstanding. 

"It tells the government what it must do and what it should not do. It is very clear and courageous, and it demands clarity and courage of all of us," Mr Konrote said.

"We have seen how its guiding principles have helped your Government translate Fiji's economic growth and prosperity directly into opportunity for the Fijian people," he said.

The celebrations in Lautoka began with a march from Shirley Park to Churchill Park.

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