September 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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Ten Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteers who completed their two year tenure in Fiji were yesterday farewekked by the Permanent Secretary for the Public Service, Parmesh Chand.

Addressing the volunteers, Chand thanked them for serving with diligence and sacrificing their time to serve away from their families.

“You have served in remote rural areas and I commend you for your contributions and efforts," Chand said.

Your skills and expertise were critical areas of need for the respective Ministries, Departments and organisations who hosted you during your service in Fiji."

"Government is thankful for your service and we are also grateful for the continued assistance from the Government of Japan.”

 The ten volunteers had served in Physical Education, Primary Education, Automobile Maintenance, Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Rural Community Development, Fishery Technology Education and Water Leakage Prevention.

Organisations that hosted the JICA Volunteers were the Fiji National University, Lautoka Special School, Monfort Technical Institute, Ministry of Health, Ra Provincial Office and the Water Authority of Fiji.




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