Local Government Ministry allocated $30.1m
June 29, 2018 6:56 pm
Local Government Minister Parveen Kumar says the 2018/2019 National budget is a win – win for all Fijians.
The Ministry was given an allocation of $30.1m, comprising $9.2m for operational expenditure, $20.8m for capital expenditure and VAT of $138,500.
Kumar says the new budget will assist in the planned development work in some towns and cities.
“On behalf of my ministry we are very happy with the allocations that has been given to the ministry especially in terms of development of our markets throughout the country and development of parks throughout the country”
The minister says they also received a waste collection subsidy of $1.15m to improve the capacity of all municipal councils to effectively deliver the services needed.