Today’s order paper

Oral questions:

* PROFESSOR Biman Prasad to ask the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications — Would the Minister inform Parliament whether or not Government will reduce the rate of repayment of TELS (Tertiary Education Loans Scheme) for students from 20 per cent of gross salary once they find employment and start repayments;

* MATAIASI Niumataiwalu to ask the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications — Fiji hosted the 4th Asian-Pacific Broadcasting Union Media Summit on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction last month in Nadi. Can the Minister update the House on the significance of this summit and outcomes of this high powered Asia-Pacific Broadcaster’s gathering in Nadi;

* JIOSEFA Dulakiverata to ask the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources — Can the Minister inform the House whether Government has issued a registered lease or Notice of Approval of Lease to settlers in Navua Town and Naitata in Navua and the cost of the same;

* ALVICK Maharaj to ask the Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations — Can the Minister explain to the House the steps the ministry is taking in combating bogus employment agencies advertising for employment overseas;

* VILIAME Gavoka to ask the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications — Can the Minister explain the reason why those serving custodial sentences at the Nasinu Correctional Centre are being recruited as full-time Correctional Service Officers;

* HOWARD Politini to ask the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources — We heard from the Ministerial Statement last week that the Ministry has opened a new Trade Commission in Auckland. Can the Minister outline why the Government has opened a Trade Commission in Auckland;

* SALOTE Radrodro to ask the Acting Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport — Can the Minister update the House on the progress of the initial construction works of the Valelevu Sports Stadium with a budget allocation of $850,000 in the 2017 to 2018 Budget and

* SAMUELA Vunivalu to ask the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications – Can the Minister advise on the current financial status of FNPF and members’ funds.