The Minister for Local Government and Housing, Industry, Trade and Tourism, Hon. Premila Kumar today visited ongoing capital projects of municipal councils in Korovou and the Western Division.
First stop was Korovou Town where Minister Kumar held discussions with officials on improving the municipal market and providing better amenities in the form of upgraded washrooms, not just for the vendors but for travellers passing through the town.
The new Rakiraki Municipal Market which is taking shape and nearing completion was also toured by the Minister, officials and the contractors where she pointed out a few improvements to fine-tune the structure that will become the first asset owned by the municipal council.
“The reason for these visits, I want to understand why there is a delay in some projects and how some of the other projects are moving on. In Rakiraki, I am really proud of the market and when you move around you see that the people are really happy with it as well,” Minister Kumar said.