Fiji Time: 11:27 AM on Tuesday 30 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Foreign company gives $10,000 for agriculture show, awareness

Atasa Moceituba
Friday, September 05, 2014

TEN thousand dollars was given by the China Railway First Group (Fiji) Limited to the Agriculture Ministry to help fund the Agriculture Show that will start next week.

The three-day show will allow the ministry to showcase its products and at the same time educate people about the importance of agriculture.

China Railway public relations manager Donald Singh said the money would be spent on the upcoming show.

"The company is supporting the efforts of the ministry because we have a long term partnership, we want to continue showing our support from our side to the ministry as they try to develop the ministry of agriculture in Fiji," he said.

"We hope they reach far and wide in their efforts to develop primary industries."

Ministry permanent secretary Ropate Ligairi thanked the company for its support.

"We are also thankful to China Railway team for working with us in some projects — one of them is river dredging.

"China Railway has always supported us and this confirms how truthful and honest they are in keeping their promise and making sure the work is done properly," Mr Ligairi 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 0.64110.6221
JPY 50.839947.8399
GBP 0.37450.3665
EUR 0.43990.4279
NZD 0.68580.6528
AUD 0.65370.6287
USD 0.49430.4773

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 30th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Ryan's plan to return to Fiji
  2. Ryan's big day
  3. 'No place like Fiji'
  4. 'Loud noise' panic
  5. Child crushed to death
  6. Probe into aircraft incident begins
  7. TELS board seeks prompt applications
  8. Interest rates to increase
  9. 85 land leases deposited
  10. Teachers' role vital

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mata signs new deal Sunday (28 Aug)
  2. Wong helps Rawaca get a gold medal Friday (26 Aug)
  3. 1 charged, 2 under probe for break-in Thursday (25 Aug)
  4. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract Saturday (27 Aug)
  5. Violence stops TISI Sangam annual meeting Sunday (28 Aug)
  6. Ryan may return Friday (26 Aug)
  7. Kolinisau surprises fans with Macuata dialect Friday (26 Aug)
  8. Kauvesi clears the air Thursday (25 Aug)
  9. Boy, 4, dies in fire Thursday (25 Aug)
  10. A perfect birthday gift Wednesday (24 Aug)