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SODELPA Party Leader Pays First Courtesy Call To Mrs. Leba Qarase

Yesterday, the Party President Ratu Epenisa Cakobau and Vice President Hon. Ro Teimumu Kepa led a delegation to visit Mrs. Leba Qarase, Radini Tui Kobuca and widow of the late
03 Dec 2020 10:17
SODELPA Party Leader Pays First Courtesy Call  To Mrs. Leba Qarase
Viliame Gavoka with Mrs Qarase

Yesterday, the Party President Ratu Epenisa Cakobau and Vice President Hon. Ro Teimumu Kepa led a delegation to visit Mrs. Leba Qarase, Radini Tui Kobuca and widow of the late former Prime Minister, Hon. Laisenia Qarase.

The visit was also to introduce the new Party Leader, Hon. Viliame Gavoka. This was Gavoka’s first official courtesy call as Party Leader.

“We honour the life of the founder of our Party, the late former Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase, although he is no longer with us, SODELPA will continue to value his contributions and he will remain a central figure to the Party as we continue to realise his vision for SODELPA”, Hon. Viliame Gavoka said.

Party Leader Viliame Gavoka

Party Leader Viliame Gavoka

Mrs. Qarase briefly shared the vision of the late former Prime Minister particularly his blueprint on the economic empowerment of the indigenous community to provide a level playing field for all.

Ro Teimumu with Mrs Qarase

Ro Teimumu with Mrs Qarase

“I didn’t expect such a high level visit however, I’m truly grateful and humbled that despite your busy schedule, you were able to pay a visit” – Mrs. Qarase said.

General Secretary Duituraga and Mrs Qarase

General Secretary Duituraga and Mrs Qarase

The Radini Tui Kobuca also congratulated the Executives and the new Party Leader, and reaffirmed her continued support for the Party.

Viliame Gavoka, Ro Teimumu Kepa, Ratu Epenisa Cakobau and Mrs Leba Qarase

Viliame Gavoka, Ro Teimumu Kepa, Ratu Epenisa Cakobau and Mrs Leba Qarase

Party President Ratu Epenisa Cakobau said that the Party wanted to visit Mrs. Qarase to introduce the new Party Leader and despite the passing of Prime Minister Qarase, she and her family will always be part of the SODELPA Family.

Acting General Secretary Duru, Party Leader Gavoka, Mrs Salabula and Mrs Leawere

Acting General Secretary Duru, Party Leader Gavoka, Mrs Salabula and Mrs Leawere



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