5 Oct 2015

Scouting made compulsory in Fiji

8:37 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 said scouting promoted good citizenry and independence, so all Year 6 and 8 students would be made to join the movement from next year.