2018 General Elections will be free and fair: PM Bainimarama

Fijian PM Voreqe Bainimarama and his wife Mary at the Fiji Independence Day celebration in Sydney, Australia. Picture: SUPPLIED

FIJI’S 2018 General Elections will be free and fair, and it will be conducted in a transparent manner, says Prime Minister and Fiji First party leader Voreqe Bainimarama.

Speaking to the Fijian community in Sydney, Australia, yesterday, Mr Bainimarama said “every vote will matter equally, every voice will be heard, and the outcome will reflect the genuine will of the Fijian people”.

“Now, we are proudly a united nation, we are all finally Fijians, equal in every way, and working together to grow our national cake so that everyone gets a bigger slice,” he said.

Mr Bainimarama was in Sydney for the Fiji Day celebration to mark the country’s 48-year history as an independent nation.

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