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New board for research institute

Shayal Devi
Sunday, May 04, 2014

A NEW interim board for the Sugar Research Institute has been appointed.

Prime Minister Rear Admiral Voreqe Bainimarama made the comments during the launch of two new sugarcane varieties in Ba on Friday.

"I would like to take this opportunity to announce the appointment of a new interim Sugar Research Institute of Fiji board to take the institute to another level," he said.

"It will be chaired by the executive chairman of Fiji Sugar Corporation Abdul Khan and other board members will be the permanent secretary for sugar Lieutenant-Colonel Manasa Vaniqi and the CEO for the Sugar Cane Growers Council Sundresh Chetty.

"I also wish to announce that the acting CEO for the institute will be Sanjay Prakash.

"The interim board and the acting CEO will prepare and guide the institute to undertaking adaptive research that meets the requirements of the Fijian sugarcane industry so that the Sugar Research Institute of Fiji remains relevant and ready to meet new challenges."





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