FIRST LADY OFFICIATES AT THE 5TH NATIONAL WOMEN’S EXPO

The 5th National Women’s Expo was today opened by the First Lady, Madam Sarote Konrote at the FMF Gymnasium.

Speaking at the 3 day event and addressing 500 participants from Fiji’s 4 divisions, Madam Konrote said that the annual event is a great example of innovative intervention in terms of the economic empowerment for rural Fijian women artisans.

“It is now a signature event and one of the key platforms for women’s economic empowerment in Fiji.”

“Empowering women artisans presents a unique opportunity in various marking platforms with our donor partners and promotes Fijian made products.”

The First Lady also handed out certificates to 5 women exhibitors who also received $1000 from the Ministry of Women.