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Challenge for contestants

Felix Chaudhary
Thursday, December 07, 2017

THE President, Jioji Konrote, opened the 31st Miss Pacific Islands Pageant last night in Nadi by challenging the nine contestants to speak about issues affecting the region.

"This is a platform for these young women to speak on the issues that they are passionate about," he said.

"Issues that affect our society, our health, our wellbeing, our children and our families, our education, our development, our environment, our people and our livelihoods.

"These are real issues that I believe we need to discuss at the regional, national and community levels."

Last night was the sarong night and contestants were judged according to the uniqueness of their attire and their eloquence of speech.

Tonight will be talent judging night at Prince Charles Park in Nadi.

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