Fiji Time: 11:26 AM on Monday 25 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

North tour begins

Serafina Silaitoga
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama begins his first 2014 tour of the North today.

He will meet the people of Wainunu in Bua for a talanoa session and lunch.

Commodore Bainimarama will then open the new Uluivalili Secondary School in Wailevu, Cakaudrove.

The school was built last year by military engineers after continuous pleas from the villagers to have a school built in the area.

Parents have also raised their concerns about how they spend so much money on bus fares.

The government stepped in two years ago and started planning the new school which, hopefully, will now lighten the parents' financial burden.

Commodore Bainimarama will also commission the Seaqaqa Dreketi Electrification project in Dreketi.

The much-anticipated project that will cover areas of Nasarawaqa in Bua is expected to boost development in the area.

Acting Commissioner northern Alipate Bolalevu said the projects would help develop business opportunities in Vanua Levu.

"This is government's heartbeat, to bring development to the people and we know that it will boost business," he said.

"The development projects are all part of the Look North policy which government has planned out for Vanua Levu and it is to benefit the communities."





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Size doesn't matter for Labalaba
  2. Uncertain future
  3. Villager questions equal distribution of lease money
  4. $200m bill
  5. Ryan's attention turns to Rio Olympics
  6. Three women in custody over alleged vehicle theft
  7. US Mercy visits Fiji
  8. Erectile dysfunction
  9. Pageant kings take centre stage
  10. Knows no limits

Top Stories this Week

  1. Heroes of the night Friday (22 May)
  2. Dream run Tuesday (19 May)
  3. Tuwai wins top award Tuesday (19 May)
  4. Payout for team Thursday (21 May)
  5. Top cop foils robbery attempt Friday (22 May)
  6. Ratu Naiqama suspended Friday (22 May)
  7. Behind closed doors Tuesday (19 May)
  8. Probe on officials Wednesday (20 May)
  9. Sevens celebration Wednesday (20 May)
  10. Ratu Naiqama apologises Friday (22 May)