Preparing the Nadi Flood Alleviation Project workshop underway

Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and Japanese Ambassador Masahiro Omura with participants at the workshop. Picture FELIX CHAUDHARY

ATTORNEY General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum opened the Preparing the Nadi Flood Alleviation Project workshop in Nadi this morning.

During his address, the AG acknowledged the Asian Development Bank and Japanese Government for their assistance in the $400million project.

Japanese Ambassador Masahiro Omura said his Government’s involvement began with a study conducted from 1996 to 1998.

ADB regional director Pacific Subregional Office Masayuki Tachiiri said beginning with today’s workshop, there would be wide-ranging consultations with the community before engineers involved in the project would formulate the best way forward for the project.

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