Municipal elections motion defeated

Minister for Inbdustry and Trade Premila Kumar (centre) and other members of parliament leaving the parliament complex during a break in the sitting on April 1, 2019. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

A MOTION to uphold the Local Government Act and approve the facilitation of the municipal elections by October this year was defeated in Parliament yesterday. In moving the motion, Opposition Member of Parliament Lenora Qereqeretabua said that in 2008 the military regime abolished elected municipal councils in all municipalities and this came into effect in […]

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