Calls for USP to return to glory days

Prime Minister Rabuka with USP staff and students

Fiji Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Economy, Professor Biman Prasad, says he expects the University of the South Pacific to exercise its academic freedom and role as a regional leader now that relations have been restored with the incoming Fiji government.

Professor Prasad made these comments after attending a thanksgiving service to welcome back Vice Chancellor, Professor Pal Ahluwalia to the USP’s Laucala campus this month, two years after he was deported from Fiji.

Prasad, who is a former USP academic, told Islands Business that the government expects the university to . . .

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