Fiji Time: 12:15 AM on Tuesday 27 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Development boosts growth

Serafina Silaitoga
Monday, August 18, 2014

THE Bainimarama government has done a lot of development for the people of Vanua Levu, says outgoing Minister for Immigration Joketani Cokanasiga.

He said the major road development works carried out along the Nabouwalu Dreketi highway and from Nagigi to Bagasau in Cakaudrove were platforms of growth for businesses.

"It will bring more investors into the area because roads will be done by then and other infrastructure development would be made available," he said.

"Government has also brought water to affected villages and islands by building more water systems and tanks.

"Where there has been no roads and electricity, government has taken that need to the people."

For the Seaqaqa Dreketi areas where electricity has been supplied to, Mr Cokanasiga said this was another opportunity provided to farmers to boost their little farming businesses.

"Government has done so much for the people of the North including bringing closer services to them through the opening of government departments," 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 0.64960.6306
JPY 50.552947.5529
GBP 0.37940.3714
EUR 0.43930.4273
NZD 0.68810.6551
AUD 0.65150.6265
USD 0.49550.4785

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th September 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Rawaca boosts program
  2. Judge convicts pastor in rape trial
  3. 'Stop this nonsense'
  4. Police investigate rugby 7s organiser
  5. Nausori runway closed, flights cancelled
  6. Ba fires warning shot, beats Suva
  7. Couple brings Happy Time Coffee to Labasa
  8. Transit hub
  9. Work on 10-acre plot to start soon
  10. Order paper

Top Stories this Week

  1. Nurse is a lawyer Friday (23 Sep)
  2. Ali beats 'death sentence' Thursday (22 Sep)
  3. Road closure Saturday (24 Sep)
  4. Pastor makes case in rape trial Wednesday (21 Sep)
  5. Rawaca out Sunday (25 Sep)
  6. Private jets attract attention at Nadi Airport Sunday (25 Sep)
  7. After Ben Ryan Thursday (22 Sep)
  8. Three Cavuilati, 6 Olympians in Fiji 7s squad Sunday (25 Sep)
  9. Under-20 named Tuesday (20 Sep)
  10. Losing dad at Class 4 inspires Macanalagi Friday (23 Sep)