New Taveuni complex for growth and development
02 September, 2010
Deputy Commissioner Auta Moceisuva and Mr Frederick Taylor sign the contractual agreement.
The new Taveuni Correctional facility that will be completed in 24 weeks will be a place for growth and development.
This announcement was made by the Deputy Commissioner of Prisons Auta Moceisuva during the signing of the contractual agreement between FPCS and contractor Mr Frederick Taylor at the Fiji Prisons and Corrections Service National HQ.
Mr Moceisuva said besides meeting the United Nations minimum standards for prison institutions the new facility will also be used to up skill youths on farming and lifestyles skills.
“The new 50 bed institution will not only be used to house inmates, but will also be used to teach young people on the island farming and lifestyle skills.
“It will be a place for growth and development.”
FPCS Public Relations Officer Fred Elbourne said that the current prison is situated in Waiyevo and the new prison will becontructed at Waitavala.
“The site at Waitavala is an agricultural site, so it actually compliments and works well for our Commercialisation activities.”
The contractor for the new institution is Taylor’s Tropical Contractors and its Director Mr Frederick Taylor said that he was happy to be given the contract and he will deliver on the contractual agreement.
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