FBC News: Navilaca to be declared peace village

Syria shipwreck in Navilaca Village

Syria shipwreck in Navilaca Village [Source: FBC News]

Navilaca Village in Rewa which played a significant role in Fiji’s history will be declared a peace village next Thursday in light of the Girmit Day Celebrations.

Girmit Day Organizing Committee Chair, Sashi Kiran today provided details of the five day celebrations which begins from 11th May.

According to Kiran, this will coincide with the tragic incident that happened 144 years ago as Indian immigrant ship Syria wrecked on Nasilai reef in 1884.

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