99-year leases given to western residents

Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands & Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya. Picture: SUPPLIED

MORE than 50 new 99-year land leases were handed yesterday to residents from Rakiraki, Tavua and Ba by the Department of Lands.

The leases, which ranged from agricultural to residential, were handed out by Minister for Lands Faiyaz Koya at the Ba Town Council Hall.

He said the leases would bring relief to the residents who had been waiting for a long time.

Mr Koya also handed out leases and approval notices to residents in Navakai, Nadi.