United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the announcement that the Public Emergency Regulations will be lifted this Saturday, calling it a “positive step” towards restoring constitutional order.
Ban stressed “that it is essential that Fiji’s authorities and all Fijian stakeholders engage in a constructive process of dialogue towards an inclusive election at the earliest.”
The Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, during an address at the General Assembly’s annual General Debate last year, had outlined details of a political road map -which includes the drafting of a new constitution - leading to national elections by September 2014.
Story by: Sofaia Koroitanoa
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