Monday, June 21, 2010
A government delegation has arrived in Rotuma to inspect development work on the island.
Infrastructure developments are taking place in Rotuma ahead of trading relationships between the island and Kiribati and Tuvalu.
FBC News journalist Apisalome Coka is with the delegation and filed this report:
“The government delegation led by Atelaite Qaranivalu from the Prime Minister’s office has just arrived here a few hours ago due to bad weather after leaving Suva on Saturday afternoon.
The trip is a field assessment for government departments who are carrying out development works here in Rotuma before the launch of the Rotuma-Tuvalu trade which is expected to be launched by August.
During the two days here on the Island government departments will be holding workshops for the Rotuma Island Council meeting.
Also on the trip are officials from the ministry of information who are here to carry out the public service broadcast survey on the Island."
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation