More talk needed for young Pa­cific democ­ra­cies

Fiji Sun - - World News -

The Com­mon­wealth Par­lia­men­tary As­so­ci­a­tion said young democ­ra­cies like those in the Pa­cific need con­sis­tent sup­port to help them fol­low the rule of law.

The as­so­ci­a­tion rep­re­sents 180 leg­is­la­tures with a primary fo­cus on bring­ing par­lia­men­tary staff to­gether to dis­cuss the dif­fi­cul­ties fac­ing democ­racy. Its sec­re­tary gen­eral, Ak­bar Khan is meet­ing with Pa­cific re­gion branches at a par­lia­men­tary con­fer­ence in Tonga this week. RNZI

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