CSC to Post Expression of Interest for Independent Consultant to Review WG Friendship Plaza Design and Compliance
Suva City Council will soon issue an expression of interest for an independent consultant to conduct a design and compliance review of the WG Friendship Plaza being built along Suva McGregor Road.
This was confirmed by the Minister of Local Government, Parveen Bala, who stressed the importance of the independence of the review.
Suva City Council was advised by an independent engineering group to hire a reputable structural engineering company overseas to conduct an independent assessment of WG Friendship Plaza.
Bala also confirms that he received a letter from the Attorney General’s office regarding some people’s claims against the quality of the steel structure of the building as well as the rust that has appeared.
He says there has also been a stop order issued by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, but work is continuing on the site.
WG International Real Estate spokesperson William Wu
WG International Real Estate Company Fiji Limited spokesperson William Wu confirmed that he had received a notice from the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism after fearing that the materials they were using did not comply with the standards. standards, but this problem was fixed after the necessary verifications.
Work on the WG Friendship Plaza began in 2016 and is expected to be completed in May 2019.
The square will be the tallest building in Fiji when completed.