FRCS: “Be on a lookout”

Fiji Revenue and Customs Service CEO says there is a greater need to establish a holistic approach to overcome challenges in protecting borders. Picture: FILE

THE Fiji Revenue and Customs Service has urged people living in maritime communities to report any foreign yachts arriving in their waters by calling the FRCS Coast Watch Maritime Hotline.

In a statement issued on Thursday, the FRCS stated that in the event that small crafts and yachts were sighted by maritime communities, people should not to allow the passengers and crew on board the yacht to come into contact with the community unless proper clearance had been granted from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Biosecurity Authority of Fiji, Department of Immigration and FRCS.

Members of the community are also being urged by FRCS to report any suspicious activities and movements of yachts by calling the Coast Watch hotline number on 3243461 or email on info@frcs.org.fj .

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