‘Poverty rate stands at 28.1 per cent’

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa officiated at the Closing of the National Poverty Forum in Novotel, Suva. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE poverty rate in Fiji stands at 28.1 per cent, Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa said during the national poverty forum at the Novotel Suva Lami Bay yesterday. Mrs Vuniwaqa said previous reports indicated that poverty had gradually decreased over the years which indicated what the Government had done to bring […]

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