‘Cheap, short-term focus in the Pacific’

New Zealand high Commission Jonathan Curr (right) speaks with his 1st Secretary sally Waswo as the ESCAP representative Iosefa Maiava looks on during the 5th Pacific Urban Forum in Nadi. Picture: REINAL CHAND

DEVELOPMENT in the Pacific has been focused on cheap, short-term fixes rather than long term aspirations, says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama. Speaking at the fifth Pacific Urban Forum (PUF) in Nadi yesterday, he explained this was the result of either the lack of resources or the lack of inclination. “Let me give you an example, […]

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