The Ministry of Local Government received a new compactor truck for the Lautoka City Council’s waste management services, courtesy of the Japan – The Government of Japan

Minister for Local Government, Hon. Premila Kumar noted the necessity of the provision for the country’s second largest city, given Lautoka’s steady rise in population and economic growth.

The five-tonne truck is worth $161,000 and provided through Japan’s Grant Assistances for Grassroots Human Security Projects Program.