43 development leases secured on iTaukei land

Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development, Premila Kumar with Assistant Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Youth and Sports Alvick Maharaj during break between sessions at Parliament on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

MINISTER for Housing Premila Kumar says securing a development lease is a hard task when trying to formalise an informal settlement. While speaking in Parliament on Wednesday, she said Government had only managed to secure 43 development leases on iTaukei land. “When a squatter is created, it simply means the person goes and occupies the […]

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