GCC meets in May

February 3, 2023 12:45 pm

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The Great Council of Chiefs will be re-established, and the first sitting will be in May.

President Wiliame Katonivere says that the government plans to recognize the first rights of the indigenous people of this nation, namely the i-Taukei and Rotuman.

There will also be a review of the institutions that govern the affairs of the iTaukei community.

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President Wiliame Katonivere.

The President also recalled the words of the late Jai Ram Reddy, who asked chiefs to consider themselves leaders for both the Itaukei and Indo-Fijians.

Ratu Wiliame says there will also be an inaugural i-Taukei resource owners forum.