SUVA, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Fijian Elections Office has approved a total of 234 candidates for the island nation's general elections on Nov. 14.
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) on Tuesday, Fiji's Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem has confirmed that they received 243 candidate nominations from political parties, but did not approve nine nominations.
On Sept. 30, Fijian President Jioji Konrote announced to dissolve the parliament for the general elections.
This is the second time for Fijians to head to polls under the 2013 Fijian Constitution.
Currently, Fiji has a population of over 880,000, with more than 630,000 registered voters.
The number of polling venues has increased from 1,361 in 2014 to 1,435 in 2018.
Fiji's latest general election was held in 2014.