Attorney General and Minister for Civil Service Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum today announced the roll out of the Open Merit Recruitment and Selection Guideline (OMRS Guideline) which will apply across all Government Ministries and Departments.
Crowd favorites and two time Oceania representatives to the FIFA Futsal World Cup; Solomon Islands made an impressive start to their campaign at the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship in Suva tonight, beating Tahiti 3-0.
Fiji’s Independent Commission against Corruption has increased their witnesses to 21 in the case against former Post Fiji Managing Director Peni Mau and Manager Finance Dhirendra Pratap, the Suva High Court heard today.
Mau’s counsel Barbara Malimali said Pratap’s lawyer Mehboo Raza and herself were not informed of the extra witnesses and that they were advised by FICAC that the names will be disclosed during the trial.
She said Raza and herself will also need to cross-examine the witnesses.
She further told the court they need more documents from FICAC and they have no more applications to submit to the court.
Justice Prabaharan Kumararatnam adjourned the case to be called again for mention on September 12, 2012.
Meanwhile, the court has received the amended agreed facts from FICAC which both defence lawyers signed.
Mau is charged with one count of abuse of office while Pratap is charged with one count of aiding and abetting abuse of office and false certificate by public officers.
AG discusses aviation with Singapore envoyAttorney-General and Minister for Civil Aviation, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and the High Commissioner of Singapore, Mr Verghese Matthews met in Suva yesterday to discuss wide range of issues including the upcoming Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership Summit.
Solomon Islands remain on songThe Solomon Islands Futsal team remains on song in the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship and looks the team to beat after an impressive 5-1 victory over New Caledonia in their second match in Suva tonight.
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.
Fiji receives ICT awardFiji’s efforts in harnessing its ICT sector has been recognised by the International Telecommunications Union and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday received the ICTs in Sustainable Development Award in New York.