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Attorney-General, Akbar Join Utsav Prayer Session in Davuilevu

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar joined Hindus at a Ganesh Utsav prayer session in Davuilevu on Sunday night. Residents
05 Sep 2017 16:45
Attorney-General, Akbar Join   Utsav Prayer Session in Davuilevu
Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum with members of the prayer group at Davuilevu on Septamber 3, 2017. Photo:Jone Luvenitoga

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar joined Hindus at a Ganesh Utsav prayer session in Davuilevu on Sunday night.

Residents from the area took the opportunity to discuss various issues with the two Cabinet ministers.

Nabin Lata Singh voiced her appreciation on the presence of the two ministers at a religious festival different from their faith.

“We really appreciate their presence here,” Ms Singh said.

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar with members of the prayer group at Davuilevu on Septamber 3,  2017. Photo:Jone Luvenitoga

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar with members of the prayer group at Davuilevu on Septamber 3, 2017. Photo:Jone Luvenitoga

Kamlesh Latta said it was nice to finally meet with the ministers and it was humbling to have them visit the community.

Speaking from the youths perspective, 30-year-old Amit Kumar said, the issues were addressed well.

“They went to the depth of some problems and with their assurance we are satisfied,” Mr Kumar said.

President and Trustee of Davuilevu Housing Ramayan Kirtan Faag Mandali, Vijay Prakash said that they were delighted to have both the minister and A-G.

“Our people here have always wanted to meet A-G and this was a very good opportunity for them to raise their concerns and their voices  heard,” Mr Prakash said.

“Many have their problems and not know where to go to. Today we got the first-hand information.

“Our doubts have been clarified and we are satisfied,” he said.

Mr Prakash added that Mr Sayed-Khaiyum had assured them to look into the lease of the plot of land where their temple was built.

Edited by Karalaini Waqanidrola

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