Premila Kumar

Local Enterprises Told To RISE To The Occassion To Progress Fiji
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Local Enterprises Told To RISE To The Occassion To Progress Fiji

Through RISE, the Ministry for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development is allo...

No More Amnesty Period For Ratepayers, Says Minister
NATION

No More Amnesty Period For Ratepayers, Says Minister

She said some councils such as Suva and Lautoka were owed millions of dollars and setting up an amnesty period meant...

Suva City Council Clamps Down On Hawkers Selling On Capital City’s Footpaths
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Suva City Council Clamps Down On Hawkers Selling On Capital City’s Footpaths

He said the prohibition of selling items on footpaths included those who sell produce on tables and benches and trad...

Council Staff Under Radar For Alleged Corrupt Practices
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Council Staff Under Radar For Alleged Corrupt Practices

Minister Premila Kumar said work was now underway to have processes done in municipal councils in a much more transp...

Some Landlords Building Illegal Stalls And Renting It Out, Housing Minister Reveals
NEWS

Some Landlords Building Illegal Stalls And Renting It Out, Housing Minister Reveals

It’s a case of some landlords exploiting the poor and Minister Kumar says it’s unacceptable.

Minister Confirms New Nakasi Market Site
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Minister Confirms New Nakasi Market Site

“For the Nakasi Market, we are looking at the area at the back of RB Patel but talks are still going on.

Minister Acknowledges Seeto’s Contribution to Industry
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Minister Acknowledges Seeto’s Contribution to Industry

Minister Kumar said the former president of the Fiji Hotels and Tourism Association, Mr Dixon Seeto contributed imme...

Cruise Vessels To Contribute To Fijian Tourism’s 2021 $2.2 Billion Target
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Cruise Vessels To Contribute To Fijian Tourism’s 2021 $2.2 Billion Target

The Fijian tourism industry has contributed significantly to positioning the economy to where it is today. However, ...

‘Nasinu Largest Municipality, But Poorest’
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‘Nasinu Largest Municipality, But Poorest’

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development yesterday, Premila...

Laqere Market Completed, More Projects Planned For Nasinu
NATION

Laqere Market Completed, More Projects Planned For Nasinu

Ms Kumar said the next project was the construction of a swimming pool which was at the conception and planning stag...

13 Municipal Councils Owed $33 Million In Rates: Kumar
NATION

13 Municipal Councils Owed $33 Million In Rates: Kumar

She highlighted that the system needed to be changed so people become more responsible and pay their rates on time.

Possible Naming, Shaming After Amnesty Period: Minister Kumar
NATION

Possible Naming, Shaming After Amnesty Period: Minister Kumar

Premila Kumar says action will be taken after the amnesty period for defaulters of city and town rates.

Rates Could Go Up, Says Premila Kumar
NATION

Rates Could Go Up, Says Premila Kumar

Minister for Local Government Premila Kumar has hinted a possible increase in city and town rates in the near future.

China To Work Together With Pacific Islands Countries, Implement Consensus Leadership
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China To Work Together With Pacific Islands Countries, Implement Consensus Leadership

China stands ready to work together with Pacific Islands countries to implement the consensus of our leadership and ...

Social Media: Fake News Author Slated
NEWS

Social Media: Fake News Author Slated

One of the perpetrators of fake news that there would be unrest in the country yesterday was attacked by many people...

Push To Extend Market Opening Hours
NEWS

Push To Extend Market Opening Hours

“Traditionally we have been opening municipal markets from Monday to Saturday and every day we have been closing t...

Million-Dollar Addition To National Fire Authority Fleet
NEWS

Million-Dollar Addition To National Fire Authority Fleet

The million-dollar truck with a water tank capacity of 20,000 litres was blessed and an official handover was done b...

Government Work Aims At New Era Of Digital Transformation: Kumar
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Government Work Aims At New Era Of Digital Transformation: Kumar

The Government is working towards a new era of service delivery, through the Government Digital Transformations. Thi...

Suva City Council To Install 20 More CCTV Cameras In City
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Suva City Council To Install 20 More CCTV Cameras In City

Local Government Minister Premila Kumar told Parliament yesterday that it was more of a technology-driven programme ...

Special Administrators Appointed To Oversee Municipal Councils
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Special Administrators Appointed To Oversee Municipal Councils

Once the Special Administrators are officially on board, the next priority will be for them to finalise the appointm...

Five Companies Awarded National Export Strategy Grants
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Five Companies Awarded National Export Strategy Grants

These grants will be used solely for the upgrading of infrastructure, procurement of value adding machines, equipmen...

Prime Minister: Dixon Seeto Was A True Fijian And Good Friend
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Prime Minister: Dixon Seeto Was A True Fijian And Good Friend

Dixon leaves us with cherished memories of his warmth and kindness that will live on in the hearts of all who knew him.

A Great Man Gone But Not Forgotten
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A Great Man Gone But Not Forgotten

“Dixon leaves us with cherished memories of his warmth and kindness that will live on in the hearts of all who kne...

Premila – Cool, Calm but Firm
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Premila – Cool, Calm but Firm

But, do not let her cool and calm demeanour fool you.

Residents Cannot Sell Property Or House In Informal Settlements
NEWS

Residents Cannot Sell Property Or House In Informal Settlements

A house for sale has been advertised at Sasawira squatter settlement in Nausori on social media.

Nadi To Be Declared A City In October
NEWS

Nadi To Be Declared A City In October

The Fijian Government is committed to address urbanisation concerns through integrated planning, strengthening urban...

Suva City Council Chief Resigns
NEWS

Suva City Council Chief Resigns

Minister for Local Government Premila Kumar confirmed that Mr Chand had tendered in his resignation earlier in the week.

Hibiscus Festival Returning to Suva
NATION

Hibiscus Festival Returning to Suva

It is understood that Albert Park is one of three venues eyed for the ‘Mother of all Festivals’

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