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Security forces will be with you in the lead-up to the 2018 General Election: Fiji Defence Minister
8:45 pm GMT+12, 12/09/2017, Fiji

 Fijian Defence Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola has assured the nation that his ministry will do its part to preserve law and order and keep people secure in the lead-up to the 2018 General Election.
 
Ratu Inoke said the assigned disciplinary forces were prepared leading up to the 2018 poll.
 
“I take this opportunity to inform this august House that the ministry, through the assigned disciplinary forces, is prepared leading up to the general election in 2018 and in the events following to ensure that not only is stability imperative, but that the elections are run safely and transparently,” he said.
 
Meanwhile, the review of the Security Industry Act and the Fiji Police Act is in progress.
 
This was told to Parliament by Defence Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola.
 
Ratu Inoke said the review allowed the disciplinary forces to improve on its processes and regularise the necessary areas to govern the security industry properly.
 
“The review of the Security Industry Act (2010) is well underway and the ministry has held numerous consultations with the legislative arms,” he said.
 

SOURCE: FIJI TIMES/PACNEWS
 


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