According to Fiji TV News, from next year, the army will get $106.8 million dollars.
In 2006, it was $70 million dollars.
The Fiji Police Force will also get an increase of eight million dollars next year.
The Central Intelligence Agency last year said that out of 172 countries, Fiji is ranked 76th in terms of its defence spending and GDP.
Therefore in comparison with its GDP, Fiji's military budget is bigger than 96 countries including New Zealand, Italy, Thailand, Germany and Canada.
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