Fiji Time: 2:59 PM on Friday 23 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Archives » Article Index

2018 deadline for Rotuma hospital construction

ALISI VUCAGO
Friday, November 03, 2017

Update: 5:57PM THE $8.3million Government investment for the construction of the Rotuma hospital is set to be completed by September next year.

Commissioner Eastern Luke Moroivalu said this earlier this week after a meeting at the Ahau Government Station on Rotuma with engineers from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces who are constructing the new hospital.

"Completion of the first phase included the construction of the hospital kitchen and the mortuary," Mr Moroivalu said in a Government statement issued this evening.

"The second phase is currently progressing and this involves the construction of a northern wing, a southern wing, and a double story central block.

"These include the completion of an administration space, laboratory, and wards for men, women, and children."

Mr Moroivalu said the RFMF engineers arrived in Rotuma in September and had a 12-month target to complete the second phase of the construction of the hospital.

Warrant Officer Class One Maciu Uluiviti said that 50 personnel from the RFMF Engineers were deployed for this project at Ahau.

The construction of the new hospital is one of three major government infrastructural projects underway in Rotuma.








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 0.63650.6175
JPY 54.034951.0349
GBP 0.35780.3498
EUR 0.40640.3944
NZD 0.68820.6552
AUD 0.64140.6164
USD 0.50240.4854

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd, February, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'I won't stand down'
  2. Same-sex marriage
  3. $10m in six months
  4. Police refuse permit for FTUC's Suva march
  5. Minister's political career up to party
  6. FWCC claims rise in abuse
  7. 'Poachers aware of patrols'
  8. Wheels to boost response
  9. Villagers work towards planting native trees
  10. FLOTSAM & JETSAM

Top Stories this Week

  1. Wheels for ex-PMs Thursday (22 Feb)
  2. Long wait Monday (19 Feb)
  3. Plans to open caves for public viewing Monday (19 Feb)
  4. Police brutality claims Thursday (22 Feb)
  5. Tears flow for eleven Wednesday (21 Feb)
  6. Masirewa scores biggest try Monday (19 Feb)
  7. Adi Meretui joins SODELPA camp Monday (19 Feb)
  8. Bitcoin rises above $20,175 Saturday (17 Feb)
  9. Sau's 7s aim Monday (19 Feb)
  10. Indian engineers to assess Fiji's railway network Monday (19 Feb)