21st August 07:38 PM
Fiji's agriculture industry receives $2,172,576.35 in aid from India
By Apenisa Waqairadovu
Thursday 07/12/2017
Indian High Commissioner to Fiji Vishvas Sapkal and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama

The Indian government has today provided $2,172,576.35 in aid to the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama which will assist the agriculture industry in the country.

While presenting the cheque to Bainimarama today, Indian High Commissioner to Fiji Vishvas Sapkal said that the aid is for the continuous recognition of the strong bilateral relationship between the two countries.

He says that India has partnered with Fiji in development and they are also ready to provide support in the railway network development.

Sapkal also congratulated the Prime Minister for Fiji’s successful presidency at the COP23.

Bainimarama says the money received will be utilized to purchase machines and equipment that are needed by farmers to carry out their everyday work.

He says this will also cut down the cost of operations.

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