Companies present submissions

Update: 1:49PM THE Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence heard submissions this morning from Telecom Fiji Limited (TFL) and Vodafone Fiji Limited on the International Mobile Satellite Organisation Convention 1976.

This is one
of the eight International Maritime Organisation conventions that were given to
the committee during the last parliamentary sitting.

South Sea
Towage Limited also made a brief presentation with regards to the International
Convention on Salvage.

on behalf of TFL, General Manager Corporate Services Samuela Vadei briefed the
committee on their stand and the benefits on the convention.

He said
satellite communication has proven to be an effective tool to the outer islands
and remote areas in Fiji.