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More wealth, more jobs, more revenue

Ropate Valemei
Tuesday, November 27, 2012

THE economy of any government is based on their economic on a good governance foundation.

This was revealed by one of Queensland's most prominent company's directors and the president of the Queensland's Australian Institute of Company Directors Keith De Lacy at the institute's local meeting at the Holiday Inn in Suva on Monday.

Mr De Lacy urged the institute's local members to promote good governance stronger economy.

The Australian Institute of Company Directors is Australia's leading membership body for directors in Australia and the leading Australian non-profit corporate governance organisation.

It has almost 30,000 members, which include directors from organisations as diverse as government bodies, non-profit organisations, charities, and family owned/private companies and entrepreneurial ventures.

"Governance is everything," Mr De Lacy stressed.

He said good governance was a backbone that drives the economy ahead.

"Good governance involves good directors in a good environment; you will have a strong economy.

"And when you have a strong economy, you will have more wealth, more jobs and more revenue for government."

Mr De Lacy said he was very passionate about good governance which led them landed here in Fiji to share the gospel to interested directors.

"If we could assist and co-operate and to improve the government's capabilities by teaching you something that we are going to focus in day and night."


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