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Government committed to look North policy: Namosimalua

July 23, 2015 11:18 pm

Government’s commitment to the development of the Northern Division under the Look North Policy has been reiterated to Fijians in Savusavu in Cakaudrove last night.

Officially opening the Vodafone Savusavu Town Council Open Day Carnival, the Permanent Secretary for Local Government, Housing and Environment Samuela Namosimalua says the policy aims to pave way for higher economic activities from the region which is to subsequently improve Vanua Levu’s overall GDP.

Namosimalua says Government is committed to seeing that Vanua Levu undergoes rapid expansion within a very short period of time as outlined in the Policy.

He says the upgrading and sealing of roads is a testimony to this, with the improvement of water reticulation, and extension of the power grid.

He adds, with the current development -there are still plans to look into the Naduri Middle-point port plans and the proposed sewerage scheme for Savusavu.