PM Bainimarama opens new $142k boardroom for Fiji Rice

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama at the opening of the new Fiji Rice Limited Ltd boardroom in Dreketi, Macuata. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has assured farmers that the Government remained committed to assisting them.

In opening the new board room at Fiji Rice Limited mill at Dreketi in Macuata, Mr Bainimarama said they would assist by tapping into new innovations and they would explore new ways of serving the agricultural sector and hardworking rice farmers.

Mr Bainimarama said the project would ensure farmers’ documents were kept in order and board members could host meetings with stakeholders.

“Over the past few years, we’ve given farmers in Dreketi new trucks, tractors and excavator and we’re dedicated to improving every part of our farmers’ lives and we know that for the farmers surrounding Dreketi, your time and labour wasn’t limited to the rice paddy,” he said.

The new boardroom cost $142,000.

 

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