Fiji Elections Office Welcomes International Observers Report

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Supervisor of Elections: Report will help improve elections in 2018

SUVA, Fiji (Fijilive, April 16, 2015) – Fiji's Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem says the report by international observers on the 2014 election will assist the Fijian Elections in efforts to achieve international best practices and adopt innovation.

Welcoming the 53-page MOG report, Mr Saneem says the FEO will carefully review the report and its recommendations as it prepares for the 2018 election.

"We are constantly working to improve our preparations and procedures and, in fact we have already begun to implement new systems for the efficient and smooth running of the next election," he said.

Meanwhile the FEO also acknowledged the findings of the MOG which deemed the 2014 Election credible and representative of the will of the people.

"The MOG which was co-led by Indonesia, India and Australia conducted itself in a professional and courteous manner and their insights has been a great benefit to the FEO," Mr Saneem said.

"While the MOG's general endorsement has been known for some time, this report offers useful analysis on special aspects of the election."

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