Another 1005 receive small business grant; Recipients urged to use it well

The recipients of Small Micro Business at Valelevu grounds receive their envelope from Minister for Trade Faiyaz Koya. Picture: RAMA

RECIPIENTS of the micro and small business grants have been urged to use the grant well.

Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya made this call as 1005 people received their grants from the government at the Valelevu ground today.

Mr Koya said the MSBG had been used by political parties as a political football to misguide the people.

He said the grants were given to people as a leg up for their small businesses.

Since the inception of the grants scheme, about 300,247 recipients along the Suva-Nausori corridor.