Govt progress talks in Qamea
Roko Tui Cakaudrove, Ro Aca Mataitini (middle), is working with government officials in educating people of Cakaudrove about the decrees and the constitution consultation.
By LOSIRENE CHAND
An awareness relating to the national decrees and the constitution consultation process is underway in Qamea, Taveuni.
The awareness is being led by government officials and the Roko Tui Cakaudrove, Ro Aca Mataitini.
“We are working closely with the government officials and talking with village leaders on educating the people about the decrees and the constitution consultation,” Ro Aca said.
“We are reaching out to grassroots people and villagers who are not aware of what is taking place around them.
“Secondly, they need to be educated about the work that the Government is doing and how it will benefit them.”
Meanwhile, the Roko Tui Cakaudrove has confirmed that the design and the technical survey for the hydro-power project in Somosomo, Taveuni is complete.
“According to the Department of Energy we are expected to have this open by the end of this year.
“Talks with our Chinese counterparts and Ministry of Energy is on-going and the opening will be announced soon when confirmation comes from both parties.”