In a bid to further encourage businesses to expand and increase with their growth, and comply with the legislation the Ministry for Waterways and Environment has started a series of Environmental Impact Assessment clinics to be undertaken across Fiji.
Explaining the process, Permanent Secretary, Joshua Wycliffe informed that staff from the Department of Environment will also contact applicants if required and invite them to these sessions if that would help clear outstanding requirements.
The Ministry of Waterways and Environment is encouraging all businesses to make use of this opportunity and resolve outstanding issues.
Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Waterways and Environment Joshua Wycliffe, is requesting all interested parties to submit complete documentations.
The assessment is an attempt to fast track the decision-making process.
Wycliffe says the results of this assessment will help the nation understand and assess the journey it is taking towards sustainability.
Similar assessment clinics are expected to be announced by the ministry in the next coming weeks.