The Ministry of Economy will host online national budget consultations from next week.
In a statement, Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum expressed the need to bring the voices of Fijians to the decision-making table to keep building the Best National Budget.
For the first time, there will be online consultations on Facebook, with special sessions dedicated to secondary students, tertiary students and the public.
The theme will be ‘Your Voice, Your Budget, Your Future.’
During these three online sessions, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum will respond directly to questions under clearly identified posts on the designated Facebook Page account.
Secondary school students will have their session on March 5, 2019 from 12 pm to 3 pm.
Tertiary school students can participate on March 6, 2019 from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Online consultations for the public will be held March 7, 2019 from 5 pm to 9 pm.
Under Special Arrangement with Fiji Broadcasting Corporation