Tuitubou presents integral role of sports in Pacific society

Fiji's Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou delivers his presentation during the 9th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting in Gold Coast, Australia. Picture: SUPPLIED

Fiji's Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou delivers his presentation during the 9th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting in Gold Coast, Australia. Picture: SUPPLIED

Update: 6:44PM SPORTS play an integral role in the Pacific society.

Fiji’s Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou made this remark at the 9th Commonwealth Sports Ministers’ Meeting in the Gold Coast, Australia, today.

Mr Tuitubou who was invited by the Commonwealth Secretariat to deliver a presentation on the strategies to strengthen the governance of sports and share regional priorities.

He made the presentation on behalf of the Pacific Islands Sports Ministers.

He shared lessons learned to strengthen the governance and management of sport in small island developing states in the region

“Our sporting culture is unique as our diversity and cultural backgrounds come together in our national interest,” Mr Tuitubou was quoted saying in a Government statement issued today.

“By involving as many people as possible in physical activity and sport, we teach values as well as improve physical and mental well-being.”

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