$300,000 allocated for Ratu Sukuna Day

May 15, 2024 6:43 am

Ratu Sukuna

$300,000 has been allocated for the three-day commemoration of Ratu Sukuna Day.

This was revealed by the Assistant Minister for iTaukei Affairs, Ratu Isikeli Tuiwailevu during a session with the media at the launch of the 2024 Ratu Sukuna Day.

Tuiwailevu says the money has been provided by the Ministry of iTaukei Affairs, compared to the $500,000 granted by the government last year.

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“The breakdown of the $300,000 divided to the symposium that will be held at the Fiji National University. The student oratory contest, plus the march on the 31st – the main day.”

Tuiwailevu says the celebration aims to increase people’s knowledge of Ratu Sukuna’s life and achievements, highlighting his contribution to Fiji.

The activities for the three-day celebration include Culture and Education Symposium, contests for students, exhibitions, and a lecture by Professor Steven Ratuva.

The main celebration will be held at Albert Park on May 31st.