Minister for Economy

Primary School Teachers Praised
NEWS

Primary School Teachers Praised

Primary school teachers across the country can expect a pay rise in the 2022- 2023 National Budget announcement.

A-G Thanks Outgoing World Bank Resident Representative
SUNBIZ

A-G Thanks Outgoing World Bank Resident Representative

He acknowledged the World Bank for providing direct budget support for the first time.

Strengthen Ties With SMEs, Says AG
SUNBIZ

Strengthen Ties With SMEs, Says AG

Stronger links must be established with small to medium enterprises, Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiya...

A-G Clarrifies $85 Cane Price
SUNBIZ

A-G Clarrifies $85 Cane Price

The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum clarified the current $85 per tonne of cane durin...

Farmer & Academic Opens $1m Investment
SUNBIZ

Farmer & Academic Opens $1m Investment

The growing synergy between the construction and hardware sectors is gaining traction in Vanua Levu, thanks to the h...

Agents: More Home Ownership After 2% Commission Rate
SUNBIZ

Agents: More Home Ownership After 2% Commission Rate

The rate of home ownership is expected to improve after a two per cent commission rate was imposed on the sale of pr...

The Asian Development Bank And Fijian Government Sign $6M Grant To Prepare For Tourism Upswing
NEWS

The Asian Development Bank And Fijian Government Sign $6M Grant To Prepare For Tourism Upswing

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Fijian Government signed a FJD$6.5million grant that will support Fiji’s ...

Naitasiri Lad Optimistic, Budget Paves Way For Further Studies
NEWS

Naitasiri Lad Optimistic, Budget Paves Way For Further Studies

“I spoke to my parents about it and they told me to wait for the military recruitment in September instead, but I ...

A Smart And Responsible Budget, Says Uni Students Body
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A Smart And Responsible Budget, Says Uni Students Body

The Fiji National University Students Association (FNUSA) commends the Fijian Government on a well balanced, innovat...

Telstra Deal, A Game Changer: Attorney General
SUNBIZ

Telstra Deal, A Game Changer: Attorney General

Government is looking at further collaboration with Telstra in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector as the ...

Rising Freight Costs Contribute To High Price In Food Items: A-G
NATION

Rising Freight Costs Contribute To High Price In Food Items: A-G

The rising cost of food prices and import of items has been a reoccurring issue raised by the public and this is due...

Investment Fiji, OCO Global Partner To Improve
SUNBIZ

Investment Fiji, OCO Global Partner To Improve

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum met yesterday with Investment Fiji chair Jenny Seeto, ...

Eat Local To Counter High Cost Of Imported Food Items: Acting PM
NEWS

Eat Local To Counter High Cost Of Imported Food Items: Acting PM

The Minister for Economy said the price of imported food items was uncontrollable because of the COVID-19 pandemic w...

$360 Double Dippers Warned
NEWS

$360 Double Dippers Warned

Civil servants warned.

How To Report Better: Journalists Get A Timely Lesson From The A-G
NEWS

How To Report Better: Journalists Get A Timely Lesson From The A-G

Twenty two journalists got a Budget reporting lesson Saturday – from the man who this Friday delivers the nati...

Aussie Donates $55 Million For COVID-19 Management
NATION

Aussie Donates $55 Million For COVID-19 Management

Minister for Economy and Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, and Australian High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feake...

Koya And Koroilavesau Step Up
NEWS, Politics

Koya And Koroilavesau Step Up

The appointment was gazetted on Saturday, March 6th 2021.

A-G Gives Online Budget Straight Talk
NATION

A-G Gives Online Budget Straight Talk

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said the Government would be looking at the many of the initiatives which the Government undertook ...

A-G Clears Singapore Trip Talk
NEWS

A-G Clears Singapore Trip Talk

In the past week, there were rumours that Mr Sayed-Khaiyum had travelled to Singapore and returned without being in ...

A-G Confirms Early Cane Payment Talks
SUNBIZ

A-G Confirms Early Cane Payment Talks

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said an announcement will be made soon by the Ministry of Sugar and the Ministry of Agriculture, ab...

Revenue Customs Staff Urged To Perform To Best Abilities: A-G
SUNBIZ

Revenue Customs Staff Urged To Perform To Best Abilities: A-G

The staff of Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) was urged to perform their best in facilitating their business ...

A-G’s Strength Shows In Effectiveness, Concern For Other Ministers
Analysis

A-G’s Strength Shows In Effectiveness, Concern For Other Ministers

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum polled 22.6 per cent reflecting a turn around in public mood and perception following the COVID-19 ...

Big Job Push – ‘Stronger Together Jobs Support Scheme’
SUNBIZ

Big Job Push – ‘Stronger Together Jobs Support Scheme’

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said employers approved as ‘Stronger Together Employers’ would be granted a wage subsidy, equiv...

Loan Repayment Relief Period Extended: A-G
SUNBIZ

Loan Repayment Relief Period Extended: A-G

Speaking in Parliament, he said the repayment relief was given for principal repayments, and in certain cases princi...

How Ovalau Will Benefit From US$5 Million Project: A-G
SUNBIZ

How Ovalau Will Benefit From US$5 Million Project: A-G

This was possible after the Fiji Development Bank (FDB) successfully secured funding of US$5 million (FJ$10.67m) as ...

A-G: Govind, A Man Who Stands And Speaks Out
NEWS

A-G: Govind, A Man Who Stands And Speaks Out

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum, who led the Government delegation during his memorial service at Mr Govind’s hometown, said it w...

$3.25M Commission Charges To BSP
Politics

$3.25M Commission Charges To BSP

In response, Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said Government previously used Westpac which charged $3 per t...

Why Informal Settlement Residents Not Eligible For Home Grant: A-G
Politics

Why Informal Settlement Residents Not Eligible For Home Grant: A-G

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum was responding to Opposition Whip Lynda Tabuya during the 2020-2021 National Budget debate yesterday.

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