Fiji Time: 1:11 PM on Wednesday 27 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

NFP intends to reduce VAT

Luke Rawalai
Monday, May 12, 2014

THE National Federation Party has promised to reduce value added tax from 15 per cent to 10 per cent.

Speaking at a campaign in Wainikoro the party's national vice-president, Pramod Chand, told residents that the cost of living had become expensive.

Mr Chand said NFP would strive to reduce the cost of living to make it affordable for ordinary people.

"NFP is a party of integrity that can better the economic condition of this country," he said.

"This country has huge potential but the problem is the repeated coups it has had in the past which has greatly impeded economic development.

"Fiji's currency used to be stronger than Australia and New Zealand in the past but through devaluation and repeated coups it has lost its strength."

Mr Chand said NFP would not look at the past and that the party stood for a better future.

"This country needs visionary leaders like Doctor Biman Prasad who has wide knowledge of the economy and has the know-how of reviving it.

"As a party we are devoted to making an economically stable country.

"We also strive to mend the divide between all races and ensure stability."








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 0.64280.6238
JPY 51.642848.6428
GBP 0.36980.3618
EUR 0.44320.4312
NZD 0.69720.6642
AUD 0.65220.6272
USD 0.48920.4722

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Probe as student jumps off building
  2. 7s team settles well in Chile
  3. Tuisova sets rugby target
  4. Sugar Bills
  5. Impartiality plea for cane industry
  6. Harvest contract plea
  7. Bolalevu: Hydro station work ongoing
  8. Severe TC Winston assessment 'a top priority'
  9. Mine sites inspection
  10. Water supply concern

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  2. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)
  3. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  5. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  6. 7s special Thursday (21 Jul)
  7. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  8. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  9. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  10. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)