The following statement appears in the Fiji Times today under the headline, ‘Applications in for
'interim posts'. I reproduce it with all its quaint, original errors. Fiji
‘Applications are sought from qualified members of the public for the positions of cabinet ministers in the interim Government.
Also applicants must be of outstanding character and without any criminal record and each must not have been declared bankrupt.
Applicants must have a minimum of 10 years working experience and or high level of tertiary education. Applicants must indicate the area of interest in which he or she would like to serve in.
All applicants will be vetted for authenticity and must be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae with full contact details no later than 1600 hours on Tuesday, December 12, 2006,’
The notice appeared next to ads for real estate and holiday cruises, neither of which will be contributing much to GDP on current form. The strict recruitment criteria would sadly preclude some of our underutilised resting politicians. I’m sure Jonathan Aitkin and ‘Lord’ Archer would have been happy to help out this struggling nation, so ‘beloved’ as it is claimed, by all involved.
These new demands included the extension of the Commander’s contract of appointment to the year 2012, even though his current five year contract has another two years to run.
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