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New Mini Market Proposed For Cuvu, Bala Reveals

A new mini market is set to be built in Cuvu, Nadroga, soon. This was highlighted by Minister for Local Government, Housing, and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala while
22 May 2017 15:46
New Mini Market Proposed For Cuvu, Bala Reveals
Cuvu community gathered in numbers during the Cuvu Carnival. PHOTO:LITIA TIKOMAILEPANONI

A new mini market is set to be built in Cuvu, Nadroga, soon.

This was highlighted by Minister for Local Government, Housing, and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala while closing the Cuvu Carnival at the Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) ground on Saturday.

“We have proposed a new mini market construction for Cuvu. I am sure that this will benefit local producers and can be an added attraction for tourist as well,” the minister said.

“It is expected that with this development Cuvu shall further progress.”

He also assured residents in the informal settlement of Cuvu that they would receive their 99-year leases in the coming months.

Minister for Local Government, Housing, and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala, during the closing of the Cuvu Carnival in Nadroga on May 20, 2017. Photo: Litia Tikomailepanoni

Minister for Local Government, Housing, and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala, during the closing of the Cuvu Carnival in Nadroga on May 20, 2017. Photo: Litia Tikomailepanoni

“Cuvu covers many villages, settlements and a fast developing commercial centre.

“It continues to play a major role in the Tourism and Sugar sectors,” he said.

Concerning the festival, Mr Bala believes such events brought people together.

“This week’s event for the Cuvu community is of great significance to community building exercise, this gives friends and families a chance to reunite cherish the memories and keep in touch with our motherland and that is very encouraging,” he said.

“Gathering of this magnitude has valuable outcomes. This includes strong networking and building resilient communities.”

He also acknowledged the organisers of the carnival and wished them the best in the good efforts made.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

Feedback:  litia.tikomailepanoni@fijisun.com.fj



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