DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION FIJI NEWS SUMMARY 16/12/14 4:30PM

  1. FIJIAN DEFENCE MINISTER URGES VIGILANCEThe Hon. Minister for Defence Hon. Timoci Natuva has urged police officers to be more vigilant during this festive season to ensure the safety and security of all Fijians.
  2. ?VENDORS WELCOME REFURBISHMENT WORKS AT NADI MARKET – Refurbishment works carried out the Nadi Market have been welcomed by market vendors especially those travelling long distance to sell their produce.
  3. ?NEW MATERNITY UNIT TO BOOST SERVICES AT SIGATOKA HOSPITAL – Government?s commitment to provide a safe and healthy environment for pregnant women in rural areas will soon materialise in Sigatoka.
  4. ?CALL FOR ACTION ON VOLUNTEERING – The celebration of the International Volunteer Day on December 5th by the United Nations in conjunction with various volunteer organisations, culminated in an invitation to all Government Ministries and Departments to join the effort to create an enabling environment for volunteerism in the country.
  5. ?REFURBISHED LABORATORY FACILITIES AND BIOMEDICAL & LABORATORY EQUIPMENT TO COMPLEMENT SERVICES AT CWHM – Health services at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital received a boost today following assistance received from the Australian Government?s aid program through the Fiji Health Sector Support Program (FHSSP).

 

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