Following the National Multi-Faith Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for the Anniversary of Cyclone Winston, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama met with Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells to discuss the the progress of Cyclone Winston rebuilding efforts.
Monday (20 February) is the first anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Winston, which slammed into Fiji with peak intensity on 20 February, 2016, killing 44 of our loved ones and causing widespread devastation.
The Ministry of Agriculture is encouraging farmers to take advantage of the soil sample and testing services that they provide.
A new seasonal work employer under the New Zealand Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Work Scheme, Agworks Limited has employed 12 Fijian workers for seasonal work employment opportunities.
Farmers wishing to venture into cocoa farming are encouraged to seek the assistance of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Fiji participated this week at the 40th Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) – a specialised international agency of the United Nations to work with developing countries to eliminate poverty, hunger and malnutrition.
The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, has called for a weekend of prayer and reflection from next Friday (Feb 17th) as Fiji prepares to commemorate the anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Winston.
The Fijian Government has called on all Fijians to submit design ideas for the logo that will represent the Fijian Presidency at COP 23 – the United Nations negotiations on climate change. The winning submission will be used as a basis for designing the logo that will Fiji will carry to the upcoming negotiations, which will be held in Bonn, Germany in November 2017.
In accordance with section 75(7) of the Constitution of the Republic of Fiji (‘Constitution’), the chairperson and members of the Commission are appointed by His Excellency the President on the advice of the Constitutional Offices Commission.
Loghman Sawari was deported from Fiji to Papua New Guinea today after entering Fiji on a Papua New Guinean passport.