Port Vila City

China donates 250 stainless steel rubbish bins to Port Vila City

The city council received 250 stainless steel rubbish bins from China.

Port Vila city Mayor, Eric Puyo-Festa said he is grateful to the assistance of the Chinese government.

He called on the public not to damage the rubbish bins.

“Under Municipal by-law, people caught littering will be fined at the spot and people who don’t have money will be subject to community works.”

“We want to thank the municipal staff who are cleaning our CBD every morning. These bins will help the good works they are doing,” he explained.”

Port Vila City gets blessing from Ifira Paramount chief Kalsakau

This took place during a courtesy visit by Lord Mayor Eric Puyo Festa to the island.

“Port Vila City has produced many mayors since 1975 but as a son of this city and now Lord Mayor of the City your decision to pay a courtesy visit to the high chief of Ifira is a gesture of recognition to land owners of the City and we appreciate it,” Teriki Kalsakau told the Mayor.

Port Vila Lord Mayor Festa presents supplies to Luganville

“The shipment of goods should have arrived on Monday but the lockdown in Malekula following the COVID 19 scare forced the crew and the captain of the Pacific Star to be put in quarantine for nearly four days,” Mr Festa explained.

Before the delivery he thanked Port Vila based companies like Au Bon Marche, Vila Hard Ware, Vate Beverage, Leong Hardware, Wilco Harware, Computer World, Vila Distribution and Cellovila for donating the items.

Port Vila and Luganville established sister city relations in 1997.