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$946m for education

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Update: 2:13PM THE Government has allocated a record $964 million towards the education of young Fijians for this financial year.

At the Young Entrepreneurship Scheme held in Suva yesterday, Mr Bainimarama said this was through scholarships, new resilient school construction and Government policies including the free education, free textbooks, subsidised bus fares, tertiary scholarships, and tertiary loan scheme. "Our work is fielding the most talented and competitive workforce in Fijian history; young people equipped with the know-how to succeed in the modern marketplace, with the confidence that they can achieve greatness," he said. "They have familiarity with the technological tools that are shaping the way consumers operate in the modern marketplace."

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