Vanuatu daily news digest | 24 January 2013

The Vanuatu National Provident Fund board has terminated General Manager Anniva Tarilongi, who has been under suspension on full pay for the last five months. Six personnel recruited during Tarilongi’s term were also terminated after similar periods of suspension. The announcement of the terminations was made on Radio Vanuatu news Wednesday night. It was also reported Wednesday by Radio New Zealand International that Tarilongi was first employed by Telecom Vanuatu where she also recruited close friends and paid them high salaries.

The US Embassy in Papua New Guinea has dismissed newspaper reports in PNG that US Ambassador Walter North met with Vanuatu’s Foreign Minister Alfred Carlot, reports RNZI. Carlot and the Vanuatu Government provided conflicting accounts as to why Carlot was in PNG, said the Embassy. However, Embassy spokesman Regis Prevot advised the media that no meeting took place.

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One Comment on “Vanuatu daily news digest | 24 January 2013”

  1. Prosper Buletare says:

    Why Vanuatu Government is so silent with this issue..Need Council of Ministers decision,,,if so serious just put this Carlot outside and replace him with honest person who can perform his duty correctly for the benefit of this Nation Vanuatu

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