The extension of the amnesty on declaration of offshore assets as announced by the Attorney General and Minister for Finance extends to the Reserve Bank Fiji and the Exchange Control Act and regulations it administers.
Shadow Minister for Trade and Tourism Viliame Gavoka says Government Whip Semi Korilavesau’s comment that the mandate his party got in 2014 means they can change the flag is wrong and a decision whether or not to change a flag in a democracy is made by the people.
Airports Fiji Limited has awarded Australian based firm, Ambidji Group the contract to train Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) on the use of Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) for surveillance control at the Nadi International Airport.
AFL’s Manager Air Traffic Services, Vula Seru told FijiLive Ambidji will develop the ATC operating concept and a training program..
The new system determines aircraft positions by triangulating aircraft transponder signals at multiple ground stations and complementing this information with ADS-B to send the information via satellite to a controller’s station.
Seru said that the AFL board has approved an amount around FJD $1million for the ‘Training of Controllers’.
He also said that the implementation of this technology is seen as a highly cost-effective solution that obviates the need for expensive radar systems by AFL.
Meanwhile, the training is expected to begin late in 2012 before certification by Fiji’s Civil Aviation Authority and planned introduction in 2013.
Ambidji last worked with AFL on the planning and financing of capital development programs and flight procedure design.
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