Permanent Secretary

First Incident, Won’t Happen Again: Dr Fong
NATION

First Incident, Won’t Happen Again: Dr Fong

This comes after residents have claimed that a government vehicle had dumped rubbish by the roadside on Saturday.

COVID-19: Dangerous COVID-19 Variant Originating From India Is Here
NEWS

COVID-19: Dangerous COVID-19 Variant Originating From India Is Here

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Doctor James Fong confirmed this last night.

COVID-19: ‘AstraZeneca Will Maintain Protection From New Variant’
NEWS

COVID-19: ‘AstraZeneca Will Maintain Protection From New Variant’

Dr Fong said there have been concerns raised but it was important to note that the vaccine prevents people from hosp...

Four New Cases Of COVID-19 Recorded In The Country
NEWS

Four New Cases Of COVID-19 Recorded In The Country

Two of those cases are in Nadi, one in Lautoka and one in Makoi, Suva.

COVID-19: Stay Alert
NEWS

COVID-19: Stay Alert

A soldier based at the Tanoa International Hotel tested positive for the virus on April 17 following routine testing...

Village In Ba On Health Alert After Two Leptospirosis Deaths
NATION

Village In Ba On Health Alert After Two Leptospirosis Deaths

Waikubukubu Village in Nadarivatu, in the province of Ba, has gone into lockdown restrictions after two villagers di...

Company Seeks Redress Over Mt Kasi Tender
SUNBIZ

Company Seeks Redress Over Mt Kasi Tender

The tender award for mineral exploration at Mt Kasi, Vanua Levu, is being reviewed. Permanent secretary, Raijeli Tag...

Permanent Secretary For Local Government Resigns
NATION

Permanent Secretary For Local Government Resigns

Ms Fifer has tendered her resignation in light of family circumstances.

Permanent Secretaries For Education, Health And Youth Confirmed
NEWS

Permanent Secretaries For Education, Health And Youth Confirmed

The Public Service Commission has confirmed the appointment of the following individuals as a Permanent Secretary: P...

Lami Food Company Issued Prohibition Notice
NATION

Lami Food Company Issued Prohibition Notice

It is alleged that the company has been depositing its waste products alleged to be fat residues into a nearby drain...

COVID-19: No Slip-Up, Says Dr Fong
NEWS

COVID-19: No Slip-Up, Says Dr Fong

But Dr Waqainabete in West to probe incident.

Ministry: Beware Of Scammers
NEWS

Ministry: Beware Of Scammers

Beware of scammers and so-called “con artists” who are promising up to $9000 in Tropical Cyclone Sarai relief as...

Akbar Looks Into Year 13 Maths Results
NATION

Akbar Looks Into Year 13 Maths Results

Minister Rosy Akbar said those were provisional results and they had seen a drop in the Math’s results.

Cadet Programme ‘Rewarding For Students’
NATION

Cadet Programme ‘Rewarding For Students’

  The school cadet programme is a rewarding scheme, says the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Min...

EUROPEAN UNION HANDS OVER FIELD TRAINING EQUIPMENT
SUNBIZ

EUROPEAN UNION HANDS OVER FIELD TRAINING EQUIPMENT

Ministry of Agriculture, Permanent Secretary, David Kolitagane last week received field training equipment and train...

Appointment: Naivalurua,  Naqali Named Permanent Secretaries
NEWS

Appointment: Naivalurua, Naqali Named Permanent Secretaries

Two new permanent secretaries have been appointed. They are Iowane Naivalurua, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affai...

Bhatnagar, Koroivueta Pay Special Visit
NATION

Bhatnagar, Koroivueta Pay Special Visit

Assistant Minister for Women, Children, and Poverty Alleviation, Veena Bhatnagar and Permanent Secretary, Dr Josefa ...

Permanent Secretary highlights  forests’ role for the nation
NATION

Permanent Secretary highlights forests’ role for the nation

  Article Five of the Paris Agreement has been putting forests in the centre of the climate change discussion. ...

Pryde: Why We Publish Sexual Offences Statistics
Sunvoice

Pryde: Why We Publish Sexual Offences Statistics

The Honourable Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, The Permanent Secretary, Fellow Panellists, lad...

PM’s Complaints Unit moves to  Government Buildings
NATION

PM’s Complaints Unit moves to Government Buildings

Raising grievances at the Prime Minister’s Office has been made easier. This was after the unit that deals with cu...

Jitendra Singh welcomes new Agriculture Assistant Minister
NATION

Jitendra Singh welcomes new Agriculture Assistant Minister

The senior management and staff of the Ministry of Agriculture officially welcomed the new Assistant Minister for Ag...

Twelve Fijian Workers Employed By New Seasonal Work Employer
NATION

Twelve Fijian Workers Employed By New Seasonal Work Employer

A new seasonal work employer under the New Zealand Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Work Scheme, Agworks Limited ...

Appeal Dismissed, Ex-security Officers’ Termination Unlawful
NATION

Appeal Dismissed, Ex-security Officers’ Termination Unlawful

The Employment Relations Court has upheld an Employment Relations Tribunal (ERT) decision that the termination of ei...

System To Be Set Up To Monitor Roko Tui
NATION

System To Be Set Up To Monitor Roko Tui

A standard format will be set up to monitor the work of all Roko Tui in the 14 provinces. As part of the monitoring ...

Let’s Cut Back Our Yaqona Consumption And Help Our Families
Opinion

Let’s Cut Back Our Yaqona Consumption And Help Our Families

At the Roko Tui Forum at Nadave, Bau, yesterday, concern was raised about the over-consumption of yaqona or kava. Pe...

Drop In Exports Of Textile, Clothing And Footwear Expected
SUNBIZ

Drop In Exports Of Textile, Clothing And Footwear Expected

TCF Council happy concerns about the lack of skilled labour for the industry addressed by Government        ...

Brexit No Impact On Fiji: Konrote
NEWS

Brexit No Impact On Fiji: Konrote

  The Permanent Secretary for Economy Makereta Konrote believes that  the Brexit will have no impact on Fiji. ...

Ministry Aims To Better Aid Cluster System
NATION

Ministry Aims To Better Aid Cluster System

  Government is committed to building and strengthening the Fiji humanitarian cluster system to improve humanit...

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