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The Opposition does not care for the vulnerable people – Usamate

The Opposition does not care for the vulnerable people – Usamate

By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 27/07/2022
Minister for Infrastructure and Meteorological Services, Lands and Mineral Resources Jone Usamate. [Image: Parliament of Fiji]

The comments of the Opposition have shown their true colours and they do not care for the vulnerable people of the country.

This was stated by Minister for Infrastructure and Meteorological Services, Lands and Mineral Resources, Jone Usamate as he supported the 2022-2023 National Budget.

Usamate says the Opposition says over and over again, the Government needs to look at the plight of the vulnerable and they belittle what the Government is proposing to address the issues that they raise.

He adds the Opposition refers to the Government’s past policies to help the vulnerable as freebies.

Usamate says if the Opposition says that the support to the vulnerable is a freebie, they are saying that it is something that should not be given.

He further says the budget is appropriate and not only does it address the issues of today but also sets Fiji on the course to full recovery.

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