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Felix Chaudhary
Thursday, August 21, 2014

LABOUR leader Mahendra Chaudhry is concerned about the unsatisfactory level of participation of landowners in the sugar industry.

Speaking at a political debate organised by the Nadi Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday, Chaudhry said involving landowners in the industry was the only way to resolve land lease issues.

"Various attempts have been made in the past to encourage them to undertake greater participation but because of a number of reasons, this has not succeeded so far," he said.

"I think attempts need to continue to be made and they should be encouraged."

About 30 business leaders and members of public turned up at the Fiji National University's Namaka Campus to listen to the debate.

The National Federation Party was represented by Jagannath Sami and Prem Singh while Hiroshi Taniguchi represented the People's Democratic Party.

Organiser and Nadi Chamber president Dr Ram Raju said there were no representatives from other political parties.








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