Speaker’s appointment an inspiration to women: President

Update: 1:26PM THE appointment of Dr Jiko Luveni as the Speaker of Parliament got the admiration of the office of the President.

In his welcome speech at Parliament yesterday, President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau congratulated Dr Luveni on her election as the Speaker.

“To become the first woman Speaker of a Parliament in Fiji, or in any other Pacific island country, is a singular achievement and an inspiration to women everywhere,” Ratu Epeli said.


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