Motion to strike out grant to PIDF defeated in Parliament

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama with Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum during break between sessions at Parliament on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

A MOTION to strike out an operating grant of $1.2million allocated to the Pacific Islands Development Forum Secretariat ( PIDF) was defeated in Parliament today. This issue was highlighted during the committee of supply’s deliberation on the 2019-2020┬áNational Budget in Parliament. Opposition MP Anare Jale said there was no need to allocate such funds to […]

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