New Valelevu stadium among planned projects by China

Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Goverment, Housing and Community Development Premila Kumar speaks to guests during the China(Guangzhou)-Fiji Business dinner at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva on Monday, May 20, 2019. Picture: ABHISHEK CHAND

OVER the next few years, future projects planned by Guandong Province include the construction of the Valelevu Stadium in partnership with Nasinu Town Council.

This was highlighted by Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development Premila Kumar during the China (Guangzhou)-Fiji Business Seminar at GPH on Monday.

Trade and investment have always been an important factor in the bilateral relationship between Fiji and China.

“Fiji’s relationship with Guandong Province is to be applauded as Fiji has benefited and continues to benefit from a number of key investments and development assistance over recent years,” Mrs Kumar said.

“Suva City Council Civic Centre has recently been upgraded by the Guandong Province ensuring its enhancement as a high-class venue for significant cultural, civic and business events.”

Mr Kumar also said she was encouraged by the strengthening of relationships between Guangzhou and Suva City.

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