A team of high-profile delegates touched down in Rarotonga on Tuesday to observe the General Election taking place on Monday, August 1.
Chief electoral officer Taggy Tangimetua said their role was to observe our election and assess whether an election is in line with international standards.
observers would also highlight specific recommendations for improvement.
team is made up of six people from Fiji, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands.
are here until August 3 and will also visit Aitutaki.
team includes Deputy Secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Fiji
Government Esala Nayasi, Deputy Secretary General Pacific Islands Forum
Secretariat Dr. Filimon Manoni, Governance Officer for the Pacific Islands
Forum Secretariat Teanuanua Nicole, Executive Coordination Officer from Pacific
Islands Forum Secretariat Nikola Komailevuka, Solomon Islands High Commissioner
to New Zealand Eliam Tangirongo, and Tuvalu High Commissioner to New Zealand
said she had also been on an Electoral Observer Mission before.