A People’s Alliance/NFP government will re-set the moral compass of govt – Pro.Prasad

A People’s Alliance/NFP government will re-set the moral compass of govt – Pro.Prasad

By Naveel Krishant
Monday 10/10/2022
NFP Leader Professor Biman Prasad [Image: NFP]

Fiji’s founding fathers had a vision of an Independent Fiji where governments always work for the people instead of the other way around.

This was highlighted by NFP Leader Professor Biman Prasad in his Fiji Day message, who says their vision was for the government to always have care, compassion and empathy towards every citizen.

Prasad says The People’s Alliance - National Federation Party government after the general elections will re-set the moral compass of the government to achieve the vision of the party’s founding leaders who led the struggle for Fiji’s independence.

He adds the People’s Alliance – NFP government will fulfill the vision of NFP’s founder Ambalal Dahyabhai Patel, who in 1965, while emphasising the need for independence, said political liberty and equality are ideals that must be always cherished by the people of Fiji.

Prasad says however, 52 years later, Fiji and all her people need to seriously assess whether Patel’s vision of an independent Fiji has political liberty and equality ranking foremost amongst the good things in life.

He further says A D Patel and his successor Siddiq Moidin Koya led the struggle for equality, dignity and justice, which formed the basis of their justification for independence.

Prasad says that vision became a reality on 10th October 1970 when Fiji’s first Prime Minister Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara accepted the Instruments of Independence from the then Prince Charles and our noble banner blue flag was hoisted at Albert Park for the very first time.

Prasad adds they therefore pay tribute to the founding fathers.

He says these leaders were giants of their time in their ability, understanding and perception of the problems facing Fiji both before and after independence.

FEATURE NEWS
Inmate’s death at Naboro under independent investigation by Human Rights Commission
The Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission is independently investigating the death of an inmate at the Naboro Minimum Corrections Centr...
26 minutes ago
LATEST NEWS
Prices went up quickly and are not coming down – Australian Economist Jim Stanford
Inflation has been a hot topic in every country in the world and there's no topic that gets people more "riled up" than food price inflation. This ...
14 minutes ago

Singh’s aim is to lift the standard of Baulevu High School through teamwork
Head boy Nikhil Jarod Singh and Head girl Jeslyn Jeshika Singh of Baulevu High School are aiming to lift the standard of the school through ...
17 minutes ago

Relief at Veinuqa District School as new bridge ends years of creek crossings
Students and teachers of Veinuqa District School in the interiors of Namosi are relieved as after years of crossing the creek in front of the school, ...
1 hour ago

$596,300 new storage facility to open for disability service providers
In pursuit of inclusivity and support for persons living with disabilities, the construction of a $596,300 storage facility for the National Council ...
2 hours ago

Tukini Cama, a phenomenon and showman - Parkinson
One of greatest and legendary radio personalities in the 1990s and early 2000s, Tukini Cama will be laid to rest in Vuci, Tokatoka, Tailevu this ...
18 hours ago


fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
yb
IN DEPTH
Kishore Kumar Trial
Kishore Kumar is charged with allegedly making false claims on his Facebook page, Kishore Kumar Publications that there was a porn video of ...
3 days ago

Concerns raised regarding the state of CWM Hospital
General and Chief Pediatric Surgeon at the CWM Hospital, Dr Josese Turagava says due to the increase in the number of people who are moving to the ...
4 days ago

HSBC Perth 7s 2024
The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s side secured a 4th place finish at the HSBC Perth 7s while the Fijiana 7s finished 8th in the Women’s ...
20 days ago

TOP