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$26million development for province

Ana Madigibuli
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

THE total cost of government development projects in Naitasiri Province for the years 2010 to 2013 stands at $26million.

These projects include work in the areas of electricity, roads, education, and development in rural areas, water, health and agriculture.

Rural Development permanent secretary Lieutenant Colonel Filipe Alifereti said the government spent $26m for projects in the province's 16 tikina.

He said the project that received the largest amount of funding was the electrification project which took up more than $14m.

"Other projects include roads with a cost of more than $3m, upgrading of our schools at $1.6m, development on the outskirts of the urban areas at $1.3m, with water cost at $1.2m," said Lt-Col Alifereti.

"Projects under social welfare cost $900,000, projects under the Prime Minister's office cost $700,000 with health at $300,000."








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