Usamate to evaluate Ministry status first
November 22, 2018 11:51 pm
Jone Usamate who assumed the new portfolio of Infrastructure, Transport, Disaster Management and Meteorological Services says the first job is to find out the status of the Ministry.
Usamate says there is already a development plan for the Ministry which is also outlined in the FijiFirst manifesto and he will work according to it.
“There is a 20-year-old development plan for the government – there is already a five year plan for the Ministry. We also have our FijiFirst manifesto that talks about the things pertaining to my Ministry – so I need to have to have a look at that first before we can decide what we need to improve upon and what we need to keep on improving.”
Usamate says the government will continue with infrastructure development.
“This government has shown – the importance of infrastructure – we have been investing heavily and under this new leadership of FijiFirst we will continue to do that.”
Usamate previously held the Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations ministerial portfolio.