5 Oct 2015

Scouting made compulsory in Fiji

5:55 pm on 5 October 2015

The Fiji government is making scouting compulsory for older primary school children.

The Minister for Education Mahendra Reddy made the announcement at a scouting rally at the weekend.

He says scouting promotes good citizenry and independence so all Year 6 and 8 students will be made to join the movement from next year.