The Minister for Agriculture, Waterways and Environment Hon. Dr Mahendra Reddy has stressed the importance of protecting the environment.
While at the opening of the Validation Consultation Meeting for the 6th National Reporting (NR) to the Convention on Biological Diversity and the EIA clinic in Nadi.
Minister Reddy stated that even with the recent pandemic, the environment should always be prioritised.Minister Reddy said that COVID-19 should not compromise the protection of the environment.
“We have an obligation to protect the future generation and in order to do that we need to always protect our environment,” Minister Reddy said.
“We will continue to improve on our service delivery but not at the expense of our environment.”