Fiji Time: 8:16 PM on Wednesday 25 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Hands off approach

Avinesh Gopal
Saturday, July 05, 2014

THE Social Democratic Liberal Party will have a "hands off" attitude towards the business community if it forms the next government.

While speaking to some business people in Suva on Thursday night, SODELPA candidate Nirmal Singh said the party would not tell them how to run their business.

"We will enact legislation in consultations with you and we will reflect your needs and wishes," Mr Singh said.

"Legislation that controls and discourages every aspect of running your business will either be streamlined or abolished.

"We are not business people and we are not going to dictate how a businessman runs a business.

"Our role is to facilitate and provide the environment to enable you to run your business."

Mr Singh said there was a need to create a level playing field and establish a conducive environment to create and make wealth.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62610.6071
JPY 58.229955.2299
GBP 0.31160.3036
EUR 0.44190.4299
NZD 0.72470.6917
AUD 0.65280.6278
USD 0.47310.4561



Exchange Rate updated on 25th November 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Left for dead
  2. MV Suilven sinks
  3. Father of two sent to prison
  4. Waqa out of team
  5. 350 tenants to lease residential lots
  6. Lack of consultation disappoints Kumar
  7. Formalisation of iTaukei villages nears completion
  8. Pa's labour of love
  9. School rewards students
  10. Ministry prepares for ILO

Top Stories this Week

  1. A-G: 'Let us not insult our fathers' Thursday (19 Nov)
  2. Students score zero Thursday (19 Nov)
  3. Exit 'reason' Friday (20 Nov)
  4. Left for dead Wednesday (25 Nov)
  5. Village headman arrested Friday (20 Nov)
  6. MV Suilven sinks Wednesday (25 Nov)
  7. 8 years for raping man Tuesday (24 Nov)
  8. Minister defends PM's trip Friday (20 Nov)
  9. MV Suilven sinks in Suva Harbour Tuesday (24 Nov)
  10. Friend indeed Monday (23 Nov)