Fiji Time: 1:35 AM on Thursday 5 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Biosecurity agency hails awareness drive a success

Serafina Silaitoga
Thursday, April 03, 2014

IT is important to know issues of biosecurity and what channels to follow when seeking assistance, says Biosecurity Authority of Fiji executive chairman Xavier Riyaz Khan.

His comment follows the successful community awareness recently held around the country.

Yesterday, the awareness in Labasa attracted a huge crowd throughout the day.

Students, the elderly and youths crowded the booth as the discussion took centre stage.

Some students asked BAF officers about the population of the reptile on Qamea Island on Taveuni while some Labasa residents queried about the termites in the area of Basoga and Bulileka.

Mr Khan said the awareness was done for the purpose of informing the public about BAF's role.

"It is also to inform the public what we are here for and how we can help if they have any queries of the biosecurity issues," he said.








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 0.61870.5997
JPY 52.481149.4811
GBP 0.33370.3257
EUR 0.42280.4108
NZD 0.70910.6761
AUD 0.65260.6276
USD 0.48800.4710

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 4th May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Nude pose
  2. Tuitubou: Stop criticising Fijian 7s players
  3. Sevens marked man
  4. 'Not my decision'
  5. Engineer queries claims on building
  6. Koya: Be fair to all Fijians
  7. Police inquiry into bullet find
  8. 'Most beautiful place'
  9. Ministry tracks down $2m wage creditors
  10. Man, 50, charged with murder

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tale of pain Monday (02 May)
  2. A son's fatal ride Monday (02 May)
  3. Spirit haunts village Tuesday (03 May)
  4. Boy needs $500 a week to live Monday (02 May)
  5. Nude pose Wednesday (04 May)
  6. Cracks and holes deem building unsafe Monday (02 May)
  7. Family, friends bid farewell to car crash victim Monday (02 May)
  8. Bullet found on aircraft Tuesday (03 May)
  9. Sex talk worry Tuesday (03 May)
  10. Rawaca's hospital bill payment saga Thursday (28 Apr)