Fiji Time: 2:00 PM on Thursday 18 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Japan volunteers visit PSC

Nasik Swami
Thursday, January 16, 2014

SIX Japanese volunteers are in Fiji to work with various government ministries for the next two years.

The volunteers, part of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), paid a courtesy call on PSC permanent secretary Parmesh Chand this week.

An Information Ministry statement said the volunteers visited Mr Chand as part of their orientation program before taking up their assignments.

Mr Chand said the public service was grateful to have a long-term association with JICA and the volunteer program enriched and strengthened Fiji and Japan's bilateral relations.

"They have worked in most parts of Fiji, mostly in rural areas, and have made a huge difference in the lives of our people. The skills they have left behind are still evident in these locations," Mr Chand said.

He said the volunteers were identified and selected in response to requests by various ministries, departments and agencies based on their work plans and priorities.

The volunteers will work with education, local government, agriculture and youth ministries and the FNU's National Training and Productivity Centre at Nabua.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62430.6053
JPY 56.394453.3944
GBP 0.36130.3533
EUR 0.41130.3993
NZD 0.69520.6622
AUD 0.63140.6064
USD 0.50390.4869

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 18th, January, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Tube ride to school
  2. Trip turns tragic
  3. Ill will aside
  4. Call to save reefs
  5. FLP searches for party leader
  6. Konrote joins walk
  7. River swim to reach school
  8. Expect hot, humid weather in coming days
  9. Protecting the Great Sea Reef
  10. 24-hour health centre

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fitting farewell for Bill Friday (12 Jan)
  2. Love will keep us together Sunday (14 Jan)
  3. $100 a day Sunday (14 Jan)
  4. Air NZ confirms incident Friday (12 Jan)
  5. Capt William calls it a day after 45 years Sunday (14 Jan)
  6. National strike if no resolution, says FTUC Sunday (14 Jan)
  7. Teachers transfer policy Monday (15 Jan)
  8. Nadi man dies in crash Wednesday (17 Jan)
  9. Man attacks partner Monday (15 Jan)
  10. Teachers join the march Sunday (14 Jan)