10 new restrooms and bathrooms at the Vunato and Kaleli settlement in Lautoka have been commissioned as part of a city-wide upgrade to improve sanitation facilities.
While officiating at the commissioning of the project, Minister for Local Government and Housing Parveen Bala says that the project was part of government's vision to improve living standards and lifestyles of ordinary citizens.
He says that the construction of these restrooms and bathing facilities will improve residents living standards and enable them to live a healthier lifestyle which they can all be proud of.
The commissioning of the sanitation units at Vunato cost around $74,000 and follows a similar project in Tavua last week.
Bala also highlighted that several communities around the country have been assisted by the project, with two in Lautoka that includes upgrades at Natabua Seaside Settlement.
He requested residents to take care of the facilities and to inform the Lautoka City Council of any issues regarding repairs and maintenance.
Vunato headman Aminio Bale, said the sanitary units would benefit their health needs and cater to their considerable population, which stands at over 800 residents.Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.