Constitution to safeguard land: PM
Taken from/By: FBC News Report by: Apisalome Coka
The Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has directed the Lands Department to make sure land is not taken away from landowners.
Bainimarama made the comment whilst opening the Adi Salusalu festival in Lautoka yesterday.
Bainimarama says safeguarding land for landowners will be included in the new Constitution – so there is no room for dirty politicians.
In his address –Bainimarama also praised the Ba province for their hard work and their commitment towards growing Fiji.
Speaking in the iTaukei language – the Prime Minister pointed out the contribution made not only by the private sector, but also by individuals and various communities was contributing towards a nation for all Fijians.
He commended leaders of Ba for holding the festival in a bid to raise funds for educational purposes, especially those in tertiary education.
The Prime Minister also took time to highlight Ba’s contribution towards economic growth in the country.
The province of Ba is a money making province for the government as it has the sugar industry, forestry, electricity, gold, tourism, water and many more.