Fiji to get rid of Union Jack

Fiji’s Prime Minister has announced that his country will remove the Union Jack from its flag.

Frank Bainimarama, the Prime Minister,  said the flag had served the country well since independence in 1970 but is now outdated.

Bainimarama said the country would replace it with a design that symbolises the Pacific nation, not former colonial power Britain.

He also suggested other images on the flag, including a shield with the cross of St George and a British lion, along with sugar cane, bananas, a palm tree and a dove of peace, had little to do with modern Fiji.

The Prime Minister says a national competition to design a new flag will be held, with the aim of hoisting it on October 11 this year, the 45th anniversary of independence.



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Henry
Henry
6 years ago

WHY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Fred_Chickenz
Fred_Chickenz
6 years ago
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021
6 years ago

I wonder if children can participate?

emzy20
emzy20
6 years ago

why would you do that, that is crazy!

samuelsmells231
samuelsmells231
6 years ago

change the flag.. thats CRAZY!

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