Understand farmers’ situation, says Karan

Sugar Ministry permanent secretary Yogesh Karan is concerned about mill stoppages at Lautoka and Rarawai. This was the scene outside the Lautoka mill recently when a factory breakdown resulted in the backlog of trucks and long waits for drivers. Picture R

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REFRAIN from making negative comments about plans to bring in overseas canecutters until you have spoken to farmers, says Ministry of Sugar Industry permanent secretary Yogesh Karan. He said since Government announced plans to import labourers, naysayers had a lot to say about an issue they knew little about. “There have been a lot of […]

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