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3 In A Row For Met Service

The Permanent Secretary for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Paul Bayley ,has commended the tremendous work of the Fiji Meteorological Service. To add more to that pride, the Fiji Meteorological
07 Nov 2016 11:00
3 In A Row For Met Service
Acting President Chief Justice Anthony Gates with Fiji Meteorological service teamduring the Fiji Business Excellence Awards at the Sheraton Fiji Resort at Denarau last Saturday. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA.

The Permanent Secretary for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Paul Bayley ,has commended the tremendous work of the Fiji Meteorological Service.

To add more to that pride, the Fiji Meteorological Service was yet again awarded the Fiji Business Excellence Prize 2016.

This is their third consecutive win for the same category in the Fiji Business Excellence Awards.

Mr Bayley said it was the work of the employees which needed to be commended and also the stakeholders of the Fiji Meteorological Service.

It’s now the third year they have received the prize.

“Just like to acknowledge a very talented team which is recognised internationally. Many may not know that Fiji is one of only six regional meteorological services provided across the whole of the Asia Pacific,” added Mr Bayley.

“The Government has invested significant amounts of money and I would also like to acknowledge the international partners. For example the Japanese Government which have invested about $30 million and makes FMS what it is today.”

Mr Bayley acknowledged the Director for Fiji Meteorological Services, Ravind Kumar and spoke of him highly including of his work at the international level.

EDITED BY: KATHRIN KRISHNA



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