Laqere to be a new era of economic development
July 31, 2017 5:39 am
The ground-breaking ceremony for the new Laqere market today marks a new era of economic development for residents of Nasinu especially market vendors.
Officiating at the event, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the project will benefit around five hundred vendors.
Bainimarama adds the new market will assist the economic prosperity for vendors and benefit the future generation as well.
“When it is complete, it will give our Fijians in Nasinu direct access to fresh, local and seasonal produce Nasinu with even stronger sense of community and serve as a foundation for the continued growth of your vibrant, urban economy. It will create employment opportunities and making shopping for produce lot more dignified and hygiene both for vendors and customer’s .It will create employment opportunities and making shopping for produce lot more dignified and hygiene both for vendors and their customers.”
The market complex has been funded at $4.3 million dollars- making it the largest government funded project in the history of Nasinu town.