Rowie Lal has resigned as a member of the judging panel for the 2019 Miss Fiji Pageant.
Miss Fiji Pageant Organizing Committee's Chairman, Div Damodar says he has received and accepted Lal's resignation as she has to focus on her business and personal commitments.
Talei Draunibaka who was initially part of the talent competition judging has now replaced Rowie Lal on the main judges' panel.
The five main judges are now Talei Draunibaka, Zulfikar Ali, Anna Sweetman, Peni Tawake and Mere Nailatikau.
Anne Dunn is the 2019 Miss Fiji Pageant Judges Coordinator.
There are 17 contestants taking part in the 2019 Miss Fiji Pageant and they are the winners of the township and city festivals held in 2018 and 2019.
The 2019 Miss Fiji Pageant will be held from next Wednesday to Friday at the Suva Civic Auditorium.
The winner of the 2019 Miss Fiji Pageant will represent Fiji at the 2019 Miss South Pacific Island Pageant Contest which will be held from 25th November in Papua New Guinea.
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