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Informal Settlements To Get Facelift

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Community Development, infra­structure and Transport Parveen Bala signed contracts for consultancy services for Weseng Consulting Limited and NRW Macallan (Fiji). The signing will see
08 Sep 2018 11:00
Informal Settlements To Get Facelift
Minister for Local Government, Housing and Community Development, infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala. Photo: DEPTFO News

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Community Development, infra­structure and Transport Parveen Bala signed contracts for consultancy services for Weseng Consulting Limited and NRW Macallan (Fiji).

The signing will see the upgrading of six informal settlements; Tukutora, Lautoka; Delaisaweni, Lautoka; Nabere, Lautoka; Va­leyaquyaya, Ba; Tavela, Lautoka; Tore, Lautoka.

The project is set to help 2700 households in in­formal settlements giving them electricity, prop­er roads footpaths, streetlights, proper drainage and many more.

The project will also allow residents to also benefit from government initiatives such as the “first homeowners grant”.

Source: DEPTFO News

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