RESORT OWNERS COMMENDED FOR PROVIDING YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

Caption:Navutu Star Resort assistant manager Varanisese Naboutini (left) cuts a cake with Hon. Tuitubou at the resort .Photo:SUPPLIED.

Navutu Star Resort in the Yasawa Group has been commended for its commitment in continuing to provide employment opportunities for the youth in neighbouring villages.

Hon. Minister for Youth and Sports Mr Laisenia Tuitubou shares a light moment with resort manager Jeff Gush.

Hon. Minister for Youth and Sports Mr Laisenia Tuitubou shares a light moment with resort manager Jeff Gush.

At a meeting this week between the Hon. Minister for Youth and Sports Mr Laisenia Tuitubou and the Resort?s management team, the Minister said Government welcomed this initiative.

?On behalf of the Fijian Government, I would like to commend your contribution to the community,? Hon Tuitubou told Navutu Start Resort manager Jeff Gush at the resort yesterday.

?As Minister responsible for youth development, Government recognises your commitment towards providing employment to the young people of Yaqeta and the whole of Yasawa,? said the Hon Minister.

?Government will continue to provide incentives and support to investors like you and we are appreciative of your contribution to the Fijian economy,?

Navutu Star Resort manager Jeff Gush said the Minister?s visit was an opportunity for him to look at how the resort and the village have worked together to create opportunities for the youth.

We are so fortunate that the Minister accepted our request for a quick stop over. We are committed and will continue to provide employment for the locals in the future?, Mr Gush said.

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