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Tui Nadrau Applauds Bala’s Visit

‘He is the kind of Minister we look up to, one who is dedicated in serving the grassroots community’   Tui Nadrau Ratu Sairusi Nalewacono was delighted when Minister for
23 Sep 2017 11:00
Tui Nadrau Applauds Bala’s Visit
Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment Parveen Kumar Bala (R) with Tui Nadrau Ratu Sairusi Nalewacono while officially opening the grid connection electrification project in Nadrau Village, Nadroga Navosa yesterday. Photo: DEPTFO.

‘He is the kind of Minister we look up to, one who is dedicated in serving the grassroots community’

 

Tui Nadrau Ratu Sairusi Nalewacono was delighted when Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment Parveen Bala visited his village this week.

“Even though we live right in the highlands, we are still part of Fiji and cared for by the current Government,” an elated Ratu Sairusi said.

Mr  Bala was at Nadrau to visit and officially open the grid connection an electrification project for a primary school and two villages.

“We have not had ministers visit our village for long now, to hear of our difficulties that we face in the highlands,”he said.

“It is a great feeling to see Mr Bala visit us, hear of our difficulties and address our problems right in front of us.

“He is the kind of Minister we look up to, one who is dedicated in serving the grassroots community.”

Turaga the Tui Nadrau also said that the grid connection electrification project will benefit the villagers, especially the children.

“Our children can now access internet which will assist them in their studies,” he said.

“When we were young, we could not access internet or have access to lights to study at night. All thanks to the ministry for making this happen.

“The children in the village can now study at night and I am happy that finally my people can enjoy these services.”

300 students from Nadrau District School along with 36 families from Nadrau and Naga villages are benefitting from the electrification project.

Edited by Karalaini Waqanidrola

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