NFP plans 60th party

NFP Leader and DPM Biman Prasad unveils the plaque to open the new party office in Rakiraki. Picture: SUPPLIED

The National Federation Party will celebrate its 60th anniversary and hold its annual conference and general meeting in Rakiraki this year.

Party leader and Deputy Prime Minister Professor Biman Prasad made the announcement at the Rakiraki branch AGM on Sunday.

“This is the place the National Federation Party was born 60 years ago,” he told about 150 people present at the meeting.

“All of you remember our founder, Shri Tataiyaji, and that is why I can inform all of you that our 60th anniversary celebrations will take place in Rakiraki.

“This is where the party was born.”

The Deputy PM said a date and venue would be announced soon after the NFP’s working committee met and finalised the program.

Election of the party’s office bearers will take place at the AGM while a number of motions will be adopted after the party’s conference.

More than 2000 people are expected to attend the celebrations in Rakiraki.

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