Fiji Parliament sits after 8 years

Update: 10:31AM AFTER eight long years, the people of Fiji are now witnessing the sitting of a Parliament.

The first sitting is being televised live nationwide, and globally on the internet via the following link:

This is an addition to the streaming available at Connect Fiji’s myconnect homepage:

Members are of Parliament are being sworn in at the moment.

Newly-appointed secretary general to Parliament Viniana Namosimalua is presiding over her first Parliament sitting. 

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The program today:

* Swearing in of Members of Parliament;

* Election of the Speaker;

* Election of the Deputy Speaker;

* Election of Opposition Leader;

* Adoption of the Standing Orders; and

* Adjournment of Parliament to the next sitting date.