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Free Water Initiative Continues

Those earning below $30,000 yearly, will continue to enjoy the initiative of Government’s free 91,250 litres of free water. Around 25,338 households have benefitted from this scheme. This was announced
23 Jun 2016 13:34
Free Water  Initiative Continues
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Those earning below $30,000 yearly, will continue to enjoy the initiative of Government’s free 91,250 litres of free water.

Around 25,338 households have benefitted from this scheme.

This was announced by the Minister for Finance Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum during the 2016-2017 Budget announcement last night.

This is while he was announcing Water Authority of Fiji’s budget allocation which is $308.6million.

This is compared to the revised and aligned new financial year for the 2015-2016 Budget which was $204.5m.

Of this allocation, $229.4m will be allocated for capital expenditure while remainder will be used for operation.

 

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