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University of the South Pacific Terminates Pacific TAFE CEO’s Employment

Professor Pal, in an email, said Professor Jito Vanualailai, the Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education, would be responsible for all the matters.
04 Jun 2020 10:54
University of the South Pacific Terminates Pacific TAFE CEO’s Employment
Hasmukh Lal.

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific’s Technical and Further Education chief executive officer, Hasmukh Lal, has been terminated.

This was confirmed by Mr Lal and the university’s pro-chancellor, Winston Thompson.

Mr Lal responded to Fiji Sun’s email stating that the employment dispute was the reason for his termination.

“The matter is before the court,” he said.

He said he could not comment further.

In informing the staff of the change, Vice-Chancellor Pal Ahluwalia offered no explanation.

Professor Pal, in an email, said Professor Jito Vanualailai, the Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education, would be responsible for all the matters.

USP’s TAFE – Technical and Further Education – is a programme of learning of vocational and para-professional courses in commerce, hospitality, humanities, science and technology.

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