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    Initiative Aims To Reduce Plastic Usage

Initiative Aims To Reduce Plastic Usage

  The eradication of the use of plastic bags was the focus of an event at Moto Sanatan Shammelan School in Ba last Friday. Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment,

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    Govt Helps Landowners

Govt Helps Landowners

Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment Parveen Bala says Government is at the forefront of helping landowners in the Western Division to develop their lands. “That is

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    Crown Night Awaits Contestants

Crown Night Awaits Contestants

  The Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport, Parveen Bala, will be chief guest during the 2018 Vodafone Tebara Carnival at Syria Park in Nausori tonight. At

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    Heroic Firefighters Awarded For Bravery

Heroic Firefighters Awarded For Bravery

Seven brave firefighters were recognised and commended for their heroic efforts in rescuing two pregnant women in Ba, amid the havoc wreaked by Tropical Cyclone Keni. The seven firefighters were

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    Lesuma Appointed CEO

Lesuma Appointed CEO

Manasa Lesuma is the new chief executive officer of the National Fire Authority. Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure & Transport Parveen Bala confirmed the appointment yesterday after a

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    Bala Visits Vendors, Hears Grievances

Bala Visits Vendors, Hears Grievances

Labasa market vendors were happy to see Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastruc­ture and Transport Parveen Bala pay a surprise visit and inquire them on certain issues. Uma Wati,

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    Make The Right Choice: Bala

Make The Right Choice: Bala

Minister attends 80th anniversary of the Temple in Ba. Parveen Bala told the people of Ba to decide their future well for the betterment of the next generation that will

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    Bala Orders Council To Bump Up Security

Bala Orders Council To Bump Up Security

We will do our part to strengthen the security at the Nausori Market, says Parveen Bala. This was the assurance from Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport,

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    Minister Ensures Investment Will Pay Off

Minister Ensures Investment Will Pay Off

  Protecting the environment and Fiji’s beauty is always a challenging task, says Parveen Bala, the Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport, He said the Government had

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New vehicles for enforcement operations

  New vehicles for enforcement operations

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has spent approximately $690,000 to purchase eight new vehicles dedicated to enforcement operations. This was

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Impact Of Overloading Poses Risk To Vehicles, Public Safety

  Impact Of Overloading Poses  Risk To Vehicles, Public Safety

Overloading with its associated impact on the deteriorating road conditions pose potential risks to vehicle and public safety says Parveen

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Road Code Available in Vernacular Now

  Road Code Available in Vernacular Now

  The Land Transport Authority yesterday launched two new Road Code books, one in Hindi and the other in the

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Strengthen Partnership Roles with Govt, Bala Urges Municipal Councils

  Strengthen Partnership Roles with Govt, Bala Urges Municipal Councils

Municipal councils will need to strengthen their roles as development part­ners with the national Govern­ment. The statement was made by

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Ambulances To Assist In Crises

  Ambulances To Assist In Crises

“Our objective is to equip all our fire stations with an ambulance vehicle,” Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure

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Fire Station Construction Begins

  Fire Station Construction Begins

  The Bainimarama Government is concerned about the safety and well being of all Fijians from the dangers of fire.

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New Classrooms Bring Smiles

  New Classrooms Bring Smiles

Children at three schools in the Western Division were all smiles yesterday following the opening of reconstructed classrooms and new

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New Facilities Boost Nayawa Residents

  New Facilities Boost Nayawa Residents

Another successful project has been completed to upgrade sporting facilities and amenities to the people of Sigatoka. Minister for Local

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200 To Benefit From Korea Funded Project

  200 To Benefit From Korea Funded Project

The Namara Village Solar Mini Project worth over $3 million in Kadavu is expected to benefit more than 200 people.

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$165m Highway Project To Be Ready Next April

  $165m Highway Project To Be Ready Next April

The cost for the completion of the four-lane highway from Nadi International Airport to Wailoaloa Junction will be around $165

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Bala to devotees: Don’t be swayed by Opposition

  Bala to devotees: Don’t be swayed by Opposition

  Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala warned the Tavarau cane farming community in Ba

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Goverment plans to Honour Women of Indenture in Fiji

  Goverment plans to Honour Women of Indenture in Fiji

Celebrations to commemorate women of the Indentured Labour System in Fiji will be held next month. This was revealed by

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Municipal Council Achievements: Towards Smarter Towns and Cities Across Fiji

  Municipal Council Achievements: Towards  Smarter Towns and Cities Across Fiji

The following is the Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure & Transport Parveen Bala’s ministerial statement in Parliament on

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Vunivau Residents Unhappy With Road Works

  Vunivau Residents Unhappy With Road Works

Minister Bala: No need to beg FRA to do works No one needs to beg the Fiji Roads Authority (FRA)

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Churchill Park For All West Schools: Bala

  Churchill Park For All West Schools: Bala

Churchill Park’s new athletics facility would be for all schools in the western division. This was the word from the

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PM to open new tracks today

  PM to open new tracks today

  Prime Minister Voreqe Bainamarama today opens Churchill Park’s new $5.5million international athletic tracks in Lautoka. And the word from

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Taxi Body Welcomes Bala’s Move

  Taxi Body Welcomes Bala’s Move

  The decision to extend the time frame for the renewal of taxi permits from 28 days to 60 days

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Works on Nadi City process update

  Works on Nadi City process update

Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Kumar Bala said all processes are being followed for the

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Squatters in Town Areas to Have Garbage Collected

  Squatters in Town Areas to Have Garbage Collected

All informal or squatter settlements within municipal boundaries in Fiji will have their garbage collected by the council in their

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Funding Committed, Says Aust Official

  Funding Committed, Says Aust Official

AU$105million (F$163 million) will be given by the Green Climate Fund for various climate change projects in the region. This

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