Women are critical to economic growth: Kumar

Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development, Premila Kumar officiating at the 'A New Future: Markets for Change' video launch. Picture: SUPPLIED

WOMEN are likely to save and contribute to a broader livelihood of the community.

Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development, Premila Kumar highlighted this while officiating at the ‘A New Future: Markets for Change’ video launch yesterday.

Ms Kumar said the Fijian Government recognizes that women are critical to economic growth and the stability of the community.

“I am pleased that the Fijian Government has been able to heavily invest in promoting micro business opportunities across Fiji,” Ms Kumar said.

Also present as chief guests were the High Commissioner of Australia to Fiji John Feakes and the UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office Representative Sandra Bernklau.

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