Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum today said that ‘any person who knows about what is happening on the ground would know that there has been enormous strides made towards the holding of democratic elections by September 2014’.
Khaiyum was responding to New Zealand First Party leader and former Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters claims that ‘nothing much is being done to have credible and free elections in Fiji next year’. Peters made these comments on Radio Australia.
Fiji has entered the third phase of the electronic voter registration and 530,000 thousand Fijians have already registered for the elections.
Khaiyum reminded that Fiji has already met with government heads of missions in Fiji, the Commonwealth and the UN. Another meeting is expected next month to learn what types of assistance will be offered by the different countries.
In an earlier story we published today, Peters claimed that (click on the following link to read further):