Women showcase handicraft at expo

First Lady Sarote Konrote is accompanied by Minister for Women Mereseini Vuniwaqa as they tour handicraft stalls at the expo this morning. Picture: LUKE RAWALAI

WOMEN from around the country gathered in numbers at the 2019 National Women’s Expo held at the FMF National Gymnasium in Suva this morning.

The three day event  is a platform for women to showcase their handicraft, exchange ideas to better their craft and raise much needed cash from the sale of their crafts.

While officiating at the event First Lady Sarote Konrote reminded women of their roles in community development adding they had a fundamental role in the managing of their families, community and the nation.

Ms Konrote was later accompanied by Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa to tour stalls and view women’s crafts.

Meanwhile women from as far as the Lau Group are part of the event this year.

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