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Team to assess island projects

Tevita Vuibau
Saturday, January 11, 2014

A GOVERNMENT delegation visits Lau next week to assess government projects there.

The delegation will also take the time to transport teachers who are being posted to Lau for the first time.

Commissioner Eastern Lieutenant Colonel Netani Rika, who will lead the delegation, said the tour was part of efforts to assess government projects for the first six months of the year in the Eastern Division.

"After the Lau Group, we will visit Kadavu, Lomaiviti and the last one will be to Rotuma in May," Lt-Col Rika said.

"The islands are namely Cicia, Tuvuca, Cikobia, Nabavatu, Vanuabalavu, Lakeba, Komo, Kabara, Vatoa, Ono-i-Lau, Matuku and Moala."

Lt-Col Rika said government officials would conduct their own core activities on the islands.

"These include officers from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social Welfare, Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of Information, Elections Office, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Ministry of Works, Water Authority of Fiji, Fiji Police Force, Airports Fiji Limited, Telecom Fiji and others," he said.

The commissioner said they would also be transporting new teachers being posted to Lau for the first time.

The tour begins on January 13 and ends on January 26.

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