Girmitya descendants honour Professor Brij Lal

Thakur Ranjit Singh Fiji Girmit Foundation New Zealand decided to introduce Girmit Legacy Awards to recognise Fiji-Indians, who have hitherto been somewhat ignored. Girmit Legacy Awards have been established to fill the void. These Awards recognise the achievements of the descendants of Girmityas for bringing pride, joy, sense of belonging and social cohesion to what our ancestors bequeathed us: A…

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Fiji mulls new policies to boost economic development

Venkat Raman Auckland, May 11, 2019 Creation of special Economic Zones, improved incentives for Foreign Direct Investors (FDI) and local investors, Policies and Programmes based on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) including better housing and infrastructure are among the challenges confronting the Government of Fiji as it moves to fulfil its election promises. Fiji’s Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama led his…

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Bank to issue Fijian Dollar bonds for global investors

Posted from Suva, Fiji The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Fijian Government have agreed to work together on the planned issue of offshore Fijian dollar-linked bonds by ADB. Under the initiative, taken during a meeting between ADB Vice-President for Finance and Risk Management Ingrid van Wees and Fijian Attorney General and Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, ADB will seek to…

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