September 12, 2016 8:40 am

Service awareness for people on Kadavu

The people on the Island of Kadavu will have a chance to talk about developments and access government services this week. Commissioner Eastern Division, Mr Luke Moroivalu will lead a government delegation to the island and hold week-long talks, accompanied by the Assistant Minister for Rural & Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, Mr Joeli […]

The people on the Island of Kadavu will have a chance to talk about developments and access government services this week.

Commissioner Eastern Division, Mr Luke Moroivalu will lead a government delegation to the island and hold week-long talks, accompanied by the Assistant Minister for Rural & Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, Mr Joeli Cawaki and other government officials.

The team will include officials from the Fiji Revenue Customs Authority (FIRCA); Ministry of Health officials, Officials from the Births, Deaths & Marriage office, iTaukei Affairs Board in particular the ‘Vola ni Kawa Bula (VKB) services and a few others who will provide services to Fijians on the island.

Mr Moroivalu said most of the services will be provided to the people during the one week tour which include the registration into the VKB; printing of births; deaths and marriage certificates; TIN letter registration and TWIN card registration and health checks.

“This is all part of Government’s effort to capitalise on awareness of government services to rural and maritime communities.

“Local communities can benefit as government, stakeholders, and private sector entities will be part of the one week awareness programme to increase their reach and improve service delivery to remote communities,” Mr Moroivalu said.

The service awareness programme will begin on Monday 12th September at Drue village. On 13th September, the team will travel to Rakiraki and Nakasaleka; 14th September, the team will then travel to Kavala and Tiliva; 15th September, the team will hold discussion and service awareness in Vabea and Dravuni; 16th September, the team will travel to Matasawalevu, Vacalea and Vunisea and will conclude the one week service awareness programme at Kadavu and Soso villages.

Mr Moroivalu invites the people of Kadavu to maximise the basic services that will be provided on the island this week.