The 2022\2023 National Budget has been described as one of the outstanding budgets - Joseph Nand

The 2022\2023 National Budget has been described as one of the outstanding budgets - Joseph Nand

By Zodelle Bhan
Tuesday 26/07/2022
FijiFirst MP Joseph Nand

The 2022\2023 National Budget has been described as one of the outstanding budgets which is fit for its purpose and meets the expectations of every Fijian.

FijiFirst MP Joseph Nand says it has not come as a surprise because the FijiFirst Government is known to deliver what is best for Fijians.

He says despite facing an economic downturn due to COVID-19 the Fijian economy has bounced back and is admired by many nations.

Nand adds a strong aspect of the budget is in the sporting area where a grant of $6.9 million has been allocated to support the development of sporting activities.

He says we know what Fijians are capable of doing in the sporting arena, the only country to win gold in 7s Rugby Olympics back to back and the allocation of $1.9 million to assist and enhance the performance of Fiji national teams through participation in regional, and international tournaments has come at the right time.

He also says $200,000 has been allocated to engage local and international experts to enhance sports development.

2022-2023 Budget Debate Coverage



-->
FEATURE NEWS
Sanatan Dharm having community sessions on natural ways to rehab drug users
The Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji is having a community session where they are talking about natural ways of rehabilitating drug users and ho...
5 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Diddy tape puts renewed focus on the women in his life
The surveillance video of Sean “Diddy” Combs physically assaulting his then-girlfriend, Cassie Ventura, comes days after he paid tribute on ...
4 hours ago

Departure tax to fund tourism infrastructure in rural areas – Prof. Prasad
While discussing the upcoming 2024-2025 National Budget, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Professor Biman Prasad says they are looking ...
4 hours ago

Doctors reluctant to serve in rural areas – Dr Tudravu
There is an uneven distribution of doctors contrary to the Ministry's plans and the persistent difficulty in filling positions at rural health ...
8 hours ago

RFNS Puamau to assist Fiji’s ability to protect its waters - Rabuka
While commissioning the new naval vessel RFNS Puamau, Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka says the vessel vessel has arrived at a critical time to assist ...
23 hours ago

Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha seeks to boost youth involvement and community engagement through temple consultations
To get more people engaged in the running of their respective temples and increasing participation in religious festivities, the Sanatan Dharm ...
23 hours ago



fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
yb
IN DEPTH
Ministry of Home Affairs Talanoa Session on Illicit Drugs and Substance Use Disorders in Fiji
The pervasive threat of illicit drugs has emerged as a pressing concern, rapidly infiltrating and destabilizing our society therefore the Republic of ...
2 days ago

Bainimarama and Qiliho hearing in dismissal of 2 police officers case
Acting Director of Public Prosecutions John Rabuku says he wants the hearing of former Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and suspended Police ...
2 days ago

TOP