FSC op­er­a­tions will not be af­fected by Khan’s res­ig­na­tion, A-G as­sures

Fiji Sun - - Sunbiz - ARISHMA DEVI-NARAYAN LAUTOKA EDITED BY: FARZANA NISHA

T he res­ig­na­tion by Fiji Sugar Cor­po­ra­tion’s chief ex­ec­u­tive, Ab­dul Khan, will not af­fect the op­er­a­tion of mills or the Fiji Sugar Cor­po­ra­tion. This was the re­sponse of the act­ing Prime Min­is­ter Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yes­ter­day when asked about He said: “As you know that the mills do op­er­ate very much on their own. “We believe there’s enough hu­man re­sources on the ground to en­sure there won’t be any lapses be­cause of the res­ig­na­tion of the CEO.” Mr Khan gave im­me­di­ate res­ig­na­tion on Wed­nes­day claim­ing of ill health. Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said they feel the va­cant chief ex­ec­u­tive’s po­si­tion will be filled fairly quickly.

“We feel the CEO po­si­tion will be filled very quickly as there’s quite a few peo­ple who may be in­ter­ested and the right peo­ple who may be in­ter­ested,” he stressed. “And the fact is we do have an act­ing CEO and it’s not like that the CEO has left and ev­ery­thing will come to a stand­still. “As you know that Chair­man of FSC Vishnu Mo­han did an­nounce the fact that Mr Khan has left be­cause of some press­ing health is­sues.” Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said, he un­der­stood after talk­ing to FSC, the ad­ver­tise­ment for the va­cancy of FSC CEO will be com­ing out in the next cou­ple of days. Mr Mo­han on Wed­nes­day said Mr Khan re­signed on the grounds of ill health.

Mika Biukoto is act­ing chief ex­ec­u­tive for the mean­time.

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