New sitting of Parliament begins today
November 18, 2019 6:33 am
The new sitting of Parliament begins today with Members of the House to speak on the address of the President while opening parliament.
President Jioji Konrote last Tuesday laid out the agenda for government in the coming year.
In his opening address the President reminded Members of Parliament to serve all Fijians irrespective of what side of the house they’re on.
Among key pieces of legislation to be tabled, the President notes that the Climate Change Act will be one of the main topics of discussion.
Meanwhile, all members of parliament will be given a chance to reply to the President’s speech with the Prime Minister expected to end the week long session with his right of reply on Friday.