Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS

Government’s move to have everyone being called Fijian is equal citizenry - O’Connor

Government’s move to have everyone being called Fijian is equal citizenry - O’Connor

By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 20/11/2019

Assistant Minister for Health, Alexander O’Connor says government’s move to have everyone being called Fijian is equal citizenry.

While responding to the President’s opening address in Parliament, O’Connor says the name is universal just like American’s, Australian’s, New Zealander’s, French and German.

He says in bringing about equal citizenry, government has extended public utilities, infrastructure and services through out the country to include the disadvantaged and those living in the rural areas and outer island.

O’Connor says to see the Prime Minister put smiles on the faces of Fijians living in the some of the most rural and remotest areas in Fiji through development is indeed priceless.

He says the key to this is the foundation of the road map and that is the peoples charter for change , peace  and progress which was complied through a unprecedented  nation wide consultations process and endorsed by the president in December 2008 for implementation.

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
SODELPA spectacle
With SODELPA going through changes and opposition within the party, we give you all the stories that covered these ...
3 days ago

USP Saga
Full coverage of the USP saga including coverage of protests, investigations, reports and ...
3 days ago

Fiji's approach to deal with effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic
As Fiji battles against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals and organisations have come forward to lend a helping ...
67 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
New COVID-19 case does not pose a risk to the community – Dr Fong
The Acting Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says the 66-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from India does...
45 minutes ago
LATEST NEWS
Former Acting Deputy Official Receiver appeals his sentence of 23 years
Former Acting Deputy Official Receiver Viliame Katia who was imprisoned for corruption-related offences is appealing his 23-year sentence. Katia ...
30 minutes ago

Fishing vessel carrying a dead crew member stuck at sea
A Chinese fishing vessel which has been carrying a dead crew member from May this year is stuck out at sea. An agent of the vessel has told ...
30 minutes ago

Police Mobile Command Unit relocated to Veiraisi in Nadera
The Mobile Command Unit manned by the Police Special Response Unit has been relocated from Daya Street in Vatuwaqa to Veiraisi Settlement in ...
2 hours ago

Lawyer wants to see the statement of the woman who was allegedly murdered
The defence lawyer for a man alleged to have murdered his wife has made an application in the Suva High Court to view the copy of the statement made ...
2 hours ago

Border between NSW and Victoria to close as southern state battles coronavirus outbreak
The border between New South Wales and Victoria will be closed after a meeting between the states’ premiers and the Australian Prime ...
4 hours ago

TOP