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Rural And Urban Schools Get New Buses

Minister for Education, Her­itage and Arts Rosy Akbar handed over eight buses to school managements in the rural and urban areas. The schools are: Vatulele District School, Somosomo District, Fiji
05 Jan 2019 10:14
Rural And Urban Schools Get New Buses
Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts Rosy Akbar hands over the boat for St Joseph Primary School in Nailili Rewa to a school representative. Photo: DEPTFO News

Minister for Education, Her­itage and Arts Rosy Akbar handed over eight buses to school managements in the rural and urban areas.

The schools are:

  • Vatulele District School,
  • Somosomo District,
  • Fiji Vocational Training Centre,
  • Tunuloa Catholic
  • Napuka Secondary,
  • Navuakece District,
  • Bukama District,
  • Namosi Catholic and Namosi Secondary,
  • Ballentine Memorial School and
  • St Joseph Primary School.

Speaking at the handover ceremo­ny, Ms Akbar acknowledged the as­sistance of the People’s Republic of China.

“The boat donation made only to St Joseph Primary School has been sourced from the Ministry of Education’s allocated budget of $400,000,” Ms Akbar said.

“To date, the Ministry has donated 93 boats to maritime schools and 30 buses to schools – including the ones given out.”

The Ministry of Education will also assist schools in the provision of fuel and vouchers.

Source: DEPTFO News

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