27th May 03:02 AM
AG refutes claims by Tuisawau that the Government hasn't done anything for the Fiji 7s team
By Pratika Mala
Wednesday 15/05/2019

Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has refuted claims made by SODELPA MP, Ro Filipe Tuisawau that the Government has not done anything for the Fiji 7's team.

Sayed-Khaiyum highlighted that for the rugby 7's team to prepare for and participate in the Rio Olympics the Fijian Government had given $3.07 million.

Sayed-Khaiyum revealed that the Government had given an additional $70,000 to FASANOC for preparations.

Sodelpa MP Ro Filipe Tuisawau had asked the question on what the Government had ever done for the Fiji 7's team.

Tuisawau quoted from a proposal prepared by former Opposition Leader Mick Beddoes saying that rugby unites Fijians...

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