Shaheen Ali

Partnership Develops Master Plan, For Progress Of Major Cities, Towns
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Partnership Develops Master Plan, For Progress Of Major Cities, Towns

Fiji needs policies and plans that were robust and adaptable to the changing times and receptive to new concepts and...

Carnival Splendor: First Cruise Ship in Suva After Two Years
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Carnival Splendor: First Cruise Ship in Suva After Two Years

“We make a lot of sales when the tourists from cruise ships visit us at the handicraft centre. We make a huge cont...

Fiji Stands Tall Amongst Bigger Nations, Says Ali
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Fiji Stands Tall Amongst Bigger Nations, Says Ali

Permanent Secretary for Com­merce Shaheen Ali says Fiji has stood strong and tall, among other bigger nations under...

8 Cruise Ships in 2 Months, 16,000 Visitors to Expect
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8 Cruise Ships in 2 Months, 16,000 Visitors to Expect

“We want to ensure that when cruise tourism resumes, it resumes safely and in a sustainable manner,” he said.

Vendors To Be Included In Future Consultations On Proposed Tourism Code Of Conduct
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Vendors To Be Included In Future Consultations On Proposed Tourism Code Of Conduct

“The genesis of this code of conduct happened when cruise ships were visiting our shores and then you had MSMEs th...

Fiji Ports Pays Out $243,907.61 Bonus, $13.4 Million Dividend
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Fiji Ports Pays Out $243,907.61 Bonus, $13.4 Million Dividend

“Despite the challenges, and continued COVID-19 restrictions, FPCL was able to put in place the risk mitigation me...

9 Companies Get Sea Cucumbers Trade Licence
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9 Companies Get Sea Cucumbers Trade Licence

Sea cucumbers will be harvested over the next two months, after the Government lifted a five year ban.

CEO’s Take Ownership Of Towns, Cities: PS Ali
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CEO’s Take Ownership Of Towns, Cities: PS Ali

Mr Ali said it was important for municipal councils to move towards improving the ease of doing business and catalyz...

Organic Mesh Manure To Hit The Market Shelves In June
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Organic Mesh Manure To Hit The Market Shelves In June

A new organic manure brand expects to hit the market in the coming weeks. Ram Sami and Sons (Fiji) Pte Fiji Limit...

Shaheen Ali Warns Of Dangers In Unhealthy Workforce
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Shaheen Ali Warns Of Dangers In Unhealthy Workforce

The ripple effects of an unhealthy workforce are among the utmost of economic challenges facing the country, the Min...

Redeveloped Ratu Sukuna Park Features Modern Café Overlooking Suva Harbour
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Redeveloped Ratu Sukuna Park Features Modern Café Overlooking Suva Harbour

The redevelopment of the iconic Ratu Sukuna Park will feature a modern café with a rooftop overlooking the Suva har...

Five Economic Trade Centres Identified
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Five Economic Trade Centres Identified

Vunidawa is one of five economic trade centres that have been identified as growth areas. It has the potential t...

Shaheen Ali: Starting Business, Building Permits To Be Made Easier In The Coming Months
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Shaheen Ali: Starting Business, Building Permits To Be Made Easier In The Coming Months

I’m pleased to have so many of you – our valuable stakeholders – here this morning. You’ve all been an impor...

New Digicel Store, A Sign of Confidence In Suva: Shaheen Ali
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New Digicel Store, A Sign of Confidence In Suva: Shaheen Ali

Permanent Secretary for Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport Shaheen Ali says the opening of the new Digicel flags...

Fiji Ports Records Net Profit Despite 2020 Challenges
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Fiji Ports Records Net Profit Despite 2020 Challenges

“The recorded profit of the Company is encouraging, despite the global economic downturn and slowdown of interna...

Free Trade Agreement With China Tough
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Free Trade Agreement With China Tough

Mr Ali said the study by the Ministry of Commerce was necessary as Fiji could not engage in a free trade agreement w...

Relook At Suva City’s Boundaries: Ali To Experts
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Relook At Suva City’s Boundaries: Ali To Experts

“To do this, the Suva City Council needs to enlist experts, such as developers, engineers, architects, investor ag...

Interventions Made Through Budget: Ali
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Interventions Made Through Budget: Ali

The Fijian economy has registered the sharpest economic decline of 19 per cent in 2020, said acting Permanent Secret...

$8.2M Lautoka Port Investment To Boost Trade
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$8.2M Lautoka Port Investment To Boost Trade

The $8.2Million investment in the new container yard in Lautoka is expected to significantly boost Fiji’s ability ...

Fiji and the United States of America Meet Under The Trade And Investment Framework Agreement For The First Time
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Fiji and the United States of America Meet Under The Trade And Investment Framework Agreement For The First Time

The inaugural Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) meeting between the United States of America (USA) and...

$203,210.16 Bonus Payout To Fiji Ports Staff
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$203,210.16 Bonus Payout To Fiji Ports Staff

In the year 2019, Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) recorded a net profit after tax of $28.04 million, an increa...

Decarbonising Our Shipping Industry
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Decarbonising Our Shipping Industry

Co-chaired by the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) and the Fijian Government, the Pacific Blue Shipping Partne...

Changes To Roles Of Permanent Secretaries
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Changes To Roles Of Permanent Secretaries

Furthermore, effective from 2 May, 2020, Pene Baleinabuli will be the Permanent Secretary for Forestry and acting P...

‘We Cannot Afford To Let This Agreement Fail’
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‘We Cannot Afford To Let This Agreement Fail’

“PICTA is the only formal trade agreement that provides a pathway to bind the region into a strong trading bloc.

Fiji Ports Corporation Hands Over $16 Million Dividend To Its Shareholders
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Fiji Ports Corporation Hands Over $16 Million Dividend To Its Shareholders

FPCL Group Net Profit af­ter Tax of $28,041,359 represented a 6.4 per cent increase from 2017 reported NPAT of $26,...

Ali Opens Upgraded Fiji Gas Showroom
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Ali Opens Upgraded Fiji Gas Showroom

Fiji Gas has been operating in Fiji since 1956, and has continued to maintain a market share of approx­imately 60 p...

Ali: Some Progress On Pacer Plus
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Ali: Some Progress On Pacer Plus

  Fiji has made “significant progress” in negotiations with Australia and New Zealand over the Pacific Agre...

Fiji, PNG And The United Kingdom Discuss Trade Relations Post-Brexit
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Fiji, PNG And The United Kingdom Discuss Trade Relations Post-Brexit

The first technical dialogue amongst Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the United Kingdom (UK) on future trade relati...

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