Bua islands need seawalls; Scoping work approved

Minister of Waterways Dr Mahendra Reddy talks with government officials in Nabouwalu today. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

CONSTRUCTION of seawalls, drainage repairs and tunnel fittings to improve water flow in areas of Bua were some issues raised with the Minister of Waterways Doctor Mahendra Reddy as he began his northern tour today.
Dr Reddy met government officials in Nabouwalu in Bua where he was advised about those issues.
Assistant District Officer Bua Apisai Vularika explained that islands in Bua such as Yadua and Yaqaga had also asked for the construction of seawalls.
Dr Reddy said a team would be sent to the islands to do scoping work.