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Council plans to move taxi stand

Luke Rawalai
Monday, February 03, 2014

THE Labasa market taxi stand will be moved to Naiyaca subdivision.

Labasa Town Council CEO Jitendra Prasad revealed the plan during a joint meeting of the town's taxi association and the police.

Mr Prasad told the association there were 41 stands where 141 taxis operate from.

"The movement of the taxi stand will create much-needed loading and unloading zones in the market area.The newly proposed taxi stand in Naiyaca will cater for 72 taxis," he said.

"It will be located near the proposed site of the Damodar City, the construction of which is expected to begin by the end of March.

Mr Prasad was responding to concerns raised by Labasa taxidrivers regarding the lack of taxi stands and loading and unloading zones.





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