Government delegation departs for Easter Division tour

FIJI’s Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou will embark on a six day tour of the Eastern Division departing Suva tonight along with representatives from various Government agencies. Picture: FT FILE

FIJI’s Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou will embark on a six day tour of the Eastern Division departing Suva tonight.

According to a statement from Government, Mr Tuitubou will visit Batiki, Nairai and Gau Island in the Lomaviti Group before heading to Vanuavatu, Vatoa and Lakeba Island in the Lau Group.

The statement added that Mr Tuitubou during his visit will also hold discussions with youth groups in the respective islands and will also inspect the works being carried out at the new sporting complex in Sawaieke in Gau.

In Vanuavatu, Mr Tuitubou will officiate at the closing of an ‘Empowerment Training’ for the island youths.

A highlight of this trip is the awarding of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bronze certificates to 10 students of Ratu Finau Secondary School in Lakeba, Lau.

Lakeba is the first island in the Eastern Division maritime islands to achieve this internationally recognized Award.

Representatives from various Government agencies will accompany the minister on this tour and will follow up on services for the communities.

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