Fiji Time: 3:28 PM on Sunday 19 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Federation's salary plan

Litia Vulaidausiga
Sunday, August 24, 2014

SALARIES of parliamentarians and ministers will be determined by an independent committee if the National Federation Party forms the next government.

This was highlighted by party leader Biman Prasad at a meeting with supporters in Mulomulo, Nadi, where questions on salaries for members of parliament were raised.

"This was the norm and standard process in the past and that is what we will do when we get into government so that the salaries of members of parliament and ministers are openly and transparently provided to the people of this country and that is what the NFP will ensure," he said.

The economist also urged the government to cease initiating new policies, decrees or changes to policies and procedures until the elections on September 17.

"And I'm also calling on this government to provide their state of finances as per the 2013 Budget up until June 30 2014," he said.

"This is so all political parties and their leaders have access to the state of their finances and in their preparedness to form the next government, it is important they have this information.

"I call upon the government to do that as well in the name of transparency and accountability and good governance."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62050.6015
JPY 55.545452.5454
GBP 0.36760.3596
EUR 0.41340.4014
NZD 0.71590.6829
AUD 0.64370.6187
USD 0.48830.4713

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 17th, November, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'God first'
  2. 'We have done it'
  3. 'Testament of our defence'
  4. Bati stuns Kiwis and will face Kangaroos
  5. Woman's body found in harbour
  6. Keeping Fijian spirit alive in cold Germany
  7. FLP's poll promise
  8. 20 countries form clean energy alliance
  9. Goalkeeper Tamanisau back for Fiji against Estonia
  10. Special award

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fiji places second for Miss World 2017 talent Wednesday (15 Nov)
  2. COP23: France invite for Timoci Friday (17 Nov)
  3. Students holiday fares clarified Tuesday (14 Nov)
  4. Where there's a will... Thursday (16 Nov)
  5. Stunningly impressive Tuesday (14 Nov)
  6. Bati-mania Tuesday (14 Nov)
  7. Tighten defence Wednesday (15 Nov)
  8. Timoci opens COP23 Thursday (16 Nov)
  9. Arnold pays Fiji a visit Monday (13 Nov)
  10. Walker brothers' radar focuses on Fiji Bati kingpin Friday (17 Nov)