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Source: Government of French Polynesia

After holding the Council of ministers on Friday to Hiva Oa, the government delegation led by the president Edouard Fritch arrived in the end of the day to Nuku Hiva. The administrative centre, the population was gathered together for the ceremony of Independence. After the anthems and the raising of the colors, the singing of children and the traditional shows, the mayor Benedict Kautaï took the floor to thank the government of this tour in the archipelago of the Marquesas, as well as for the impending arrival of the helicopter, and then later the shuttle of maritime transport.

The president Édouard Fritch recalled that the Autonomy it was also the unity of the French Polynesia and the presence of the government was the illustration. At the end of the speech, the president raised brother Rémy Quinton, director of the centre for education and development to the rank of knight in the Order of Tahiti Nui.

After this ceremony, the government met with the whole of the city council. An opportunity for the mayor and his assistants to present the projects of the municipality that are built around the Plan of communal development to organize space and activities.

The chief concerns of the elected representatives and the population figure on the water supply. The master plan is being finalized so that Taiohae can be supplied with drinking water, and that the subdivisions farm can be irrigated.

The development of the agricultural the municipality also wishes to see developed to give the activity to the young people, as well as the subdivisions OPH. Elected officials also want the installation of workshops relay.

Drawing the lessons of the Covid

The mayor and his council have also referred to the infrastructure projects such as the development of the waterfront, shoreline protection, concreting of roads or wharves in the different communes of the island. Finally, the mayor spoke of the end of the concession power, and of his wish to enroll in the sustainable development and use of renewable energy.

The president and his government have taken note of the different projects of the municipality, which will of course receive the support of the Country, especially as they fall within the framework of the backtracking. But the president was also keen to make the point about the reopening of the borders, which is a necessity for the economic recovery. He is well aware that this may worry the population, while two new cases had just been reported. So he called the elect to convey a reassuring message about the need to be open so as not to have to face the social crisis, while respecting the gestures barriers to prevent the spread of the disease.

The chairman finally requested that we can take the teachings of the confinement on the plan social, educational, behavioral, etc, in order to prepare them to live otherwise.

Field visits

The next day, the government delegation and the representatives of the commune have made visits to ongoing projects, in particular on the sea front, to echo the presentation the day before during the meeting between the council and the government. She has also visited the site of the future heliport that will accommodate the two new devices. In the meantime, the old heliport has been redeveloped and the town will make available the hangar as she comes to realize for the first helicopter that arrives at the beginning of July.

The government has taken the way to the hospital to see the new development on public facilities, visit the new maternity ward and take note of the work of extension and modernization of this centre, which is now in the process of being fully equipped.

The president and his delegation ended the visit to the field by the valuation of two economic initiatives, starting with the processing plant of the Company fruit of the Marquesas. This factory has been bought by promoters in 2016 and manufactures purees of fruit that are exported to Tahiti for the food industry but that will soon be marketed in big-box stores.

The plant currently produces 15 tons of finished products from fruit purchased from the farmers of the island. But the company built a new factory for a much greater, to Taipivai, and plans an annual production of 130 tonnes from 300 tonnes of fresh fruit.

The government has subsequently visited the project of private housing estate Vaioteana worn by the société de développement de Taiohae (SDT) on the heights of the commune. This is the second subdivision carried out by this company, of which the plots are highly successful with buyers, as of the Marquesas to Tahiti. The chairman welcomed these initiatives in the service of the development of the island and of the archipelago.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure is not be perfect.

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