Speaker leads delegation to the Parliament of Victoria

The Speaker of Parliament, the Hon. Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu is currently on an official visit at the Parliament of Victoria.
He is being accompanied by the Assistant Minister for iTaukei Affairs the Hon. Ratu Isikeli Tuiwailevu and Opposition Member the Hon. Naisa Tuinaceva.
The three-days visit began this morning with a private tour of the Parliament House before meeting with the officials from the Office of the Chief of Parliamentary Counsel.
This was an engaging session where the roles of the Parliamentary Counsels were thoroughly explained, which generated a lot of interest from the delegation.
In the afternoon, the delegation was welcomed into the Legislative Assembly Chamber by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly the Hon. Maree Edwards MP. The delegation had the opportunity to observe Question Time.
Tomorrow will be another busy day as the delegation is expected to observe the proceedings in the Legislative Council Chamber and also meet with the Fijian Community Association in Victoria Inc. and the United Pasifika Council of Victoria.
The Fijian Parliament is thankful to the Parliament of Victoria and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for supporting this parliamentary visit.
The Fijian Parliament is twinned with the Parliament of Victoria.