March 12, 2013

PM directs transfer of Rural Water Dept

17:53 Mon Mar 11, 2013
Report by: Epeli Tukuwasa

The Rural Water Department is to be transferred to the Ministry of Works and Publilc Utilities under the directive of Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama.

Bainimarama issued the directive from Bua this morning to be effective immediately.

He took the decision after receiving complaints from the people of Bua on the poor water services in the province.

Works Minister Colonel Timoci Natuva has confirmed of the transfer but will not make any comments as yet.

Water Authority of Fiji Chief Executive Opetaia Ravai is out of the country.

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