ADB volunteers have been paid: A-G

Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum (left) with Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao during the closing press conference at the ADB’s 52nd Annual Meeting in Denarau Nadi. Picture: REINAL CHAND

ALL the volunteers at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank have been paid.

Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Civil Service and Communications Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum clarified this in parliament today.

The Attorney Generals comments came after Opposition member Lenora Qereqeretabua raised in parliament that some volunteers are yet to be paid.

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum clarified that all volunteers had been paid.

He added that majority of them were University students who agreed to be paid allowances on a daily basis.

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