Despite the inevitable challenges faced in the inaugural year, the government’s unwavering commitment to improvement and heightened visibility in service delivery to rural communities remained resolute.
This was highlighted by the Assistant Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Sakiusa Tubuna, while visiting Nukuloa Village in Lutu, Wainibuka this afternoon. [05.01.24]
During his visit to the village, Honorable Tubuna engaged in thoughtful discussions with the villagers, urging them to cultivate collaboration and mutual understanding.
He emphasised the government’s deep value for the diverse input and perspectives of every Fijian, underscoring the noteworthy progress achieved by the Coalition Government in grassroots development over the past year.
With eloquence, Honorable Tubuna addressed the pressing issue of the rising cost of living, attributing it to global factors. He reassured the villagers of concerted efforts to mitigate its effects, a commitment echoed in the meticulously outlined 2023-2024 budget.
Encouraging a spirit of self-sufficiency, he proposed the sensible use of idle land for local food production and the creation of essential items.
Hon Tubuna further stressed the paramount importance of comprehensive village development plans and the prioritisation of issues concerning human resources and community development.
Honorable Tubuna concluded his address with a poignant reminder of the significant role of government support and collaborative efforts with local communities.
His heartfelt gratitude for the warm welcome resonated deeply, and he took a moment to acknowledge the indispensable role of women in the community.
With sincere wishes, Hon Tubuna bestowed upon the villagers a blessed and progressive new year inspiring them to work together towards a better future for their community.