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Fiji gives over or close to 80% of the total grant funding to USP - AG

Fiji gives over or close to 80% of the total grant funding to USP - AG

By Iva Danford
Thursday 30/07/2020
Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

Fiji contributes over or close to 80 percent of the total grant funding that all other Pacific island countries give to the University of the South Pacific.

This has been highlighted by the Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum after SODELPA MP Ro Filipe Tuisawau sought an update on the grants given to USP from the current financial year to the 2020-2021 National Budget.

Sayed-Khaiyum says Fiji will give over $27 million and the next highest grant is given by Solomon Islands who give about $2 million which is the point of difference. He also says they are concerned about the financial management at USP.

Sayed-Khaiyum says the Pro Chancellor and the Audit and Risk Committee Chairperson have raised that there are a lot of anomalies, and they will work with the university on this.

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