Tabuas that the New Zealand government had returned to Fiji will now be up for sale.
This has been revealed by Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum in the budget discussion in parliament
SODELPA MP Mere Samisoni had enquired about the new allocation for Tabua shop expenses, and had asked if this means that Tabuas can now be sold.
Sayed-Khaiyum says the New Zealand government had returned a lot Tabuas to Fiji and the allocation was to look after the Tabuas.
Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition Ro Teimumu Kepa had asked if there was an increase in the allowance for Turaga Ni Koros.
Sayed-Khaiyum replied that the allocation has been increased by $2.1 million because the iTaukei Trust Fund staff and Provincial Council staff have had a salary adjustment, including the Turaga Ni Koros.Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.