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Rosy Sofia Akbar is a Fijian politician and Member of the Parliament of Fiji. She was the former Minister for Health.[1] She is originally from Ba and before entering politics she was Vice-Principal of A.D. Patel College.[2]

Rosy Sofia Akbar

Rosy Sofia Akbar 2014.jpg
Akbar in 2014
Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts
Assumed office
22 November 2018
Prime MinisterFrank Bainimarama
Preceded byAiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum
Minister for Health and Medical Services
In office
6 October 2014 – 20 November 2018
Prime MinisterFrank Bainimarama
Preceded byJiko Luveni
Succeeded byIfereimi Waqainabete
Personal details
Political partyFijiFirst
Known forFormer Vice-Principal of A.D. Patel College

Akbar was elected to Parliament in the 2014 election, in which she won 990 votes.[3] She was re-elected at the 2018 election,[4] winning 705 votes.


  1. ^ "20-member Cabinet announced". FBC. 2014-09-24. Retrieved 2014-09-24.
  2. ^ "Akbar inspired by FijiFirst". Fiji Sun. 2014-07-30. Archived from the original on 2014-09-24. Retrieved 2014-09-24.
  3. ^ "2014 Election Results". Fiji Elections Office. Archived from the original on 2014-09-21. Retrieved 2014-09-23.
  4. ^ Talebula Kate (18 November 2018). "2018 General Election: FijiFirst secures 27 seats to form government". Fiji Times. Retrieved 18 November 2018.