sex hikayeleri interior desing sikiĢ hikaye escort denizli porno hikaye
FIJI NEWS
April 19, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

The government today launched its first ever water and sanitation policy to promote safe drinking water and proper sanitation in rural areas.

Speaking at the launch, Minister for Works, Transport and Public Utilities Colonel Timoci Natuva said the policy was drawn up to  somewhat reduce the disparity that exists between urban and rural drinking water.

“It seems acceptable for rural people to drink bacterial contaminated water but not acceptable under the urban drinking water standard,” said Col Natuva.

He said everyone in Fiji was entitled to consume the same quality water as a basic human right.

The policy was born out of a gap analysis by the ministry.

“The rural population was found to be lagging behind in terms of access to clean water and efficient sewerage services,” he said.

Natuva said the government will also be reviewing existing water laws to streamline functions.

By Ropate Valemei

Sugar - Maroon 5


PREVIOUS STORY
Govt launches Fiji Pure Mahogany brand
NEXT STORY
$55.5 m for seafloor exploration

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!
   





Should Fiji ratify the UN treaty against torture?
 Yes
 No


Poll Results: Current | Previous

Should Fiji ratify the UN treaty against torture?
Yes
 89%
No
 11%



More Polls
Press Esc to close this window
BUSINESS
4 new members added to SRIF boardFour new members have been appointed to the Sugar Research Institute of Fiji (SRIF) Board.
SPORTS
Lions stopper named in U20 rugby teamLabasa goalkeeper Filipo Daugunu has been named in the Vodafone Fiji U20 team for the 2015 Australian U20 National Championship in Canberra later this month.
WORLD
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
TECHNOLOGY
Vodafone renovates airport shopVodafone Fiji has signed an agreement with Airports Fiji Limited which will allow for renovation of its airport shop at the arrival concourse in Nadi International Airport
ENTERTAINMENT
Best Coastís new album titled California NightsBest Coast singer/songwriter/guitarist Bethany Cosentino and guitarist Bobb Bruno will release their third full-length album California Nights on May 1.
HEALTH/FITNESS
$5000 boost to assist diabetes awareness programVodafone Fiji ATH Foundation has stepped in with financial boost to assist the Lions Club in their Diabetes Awareness program.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS