March 29, 2013

Civil servants to be neutral in politics: PM

17:18 Today (March 29, 2013)

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says, civil servants shouldn’t be carried away by politics.
And Bainimarama says, their commitment should remain the same for any elected government.

The Primed Minister, they should faithfully follow the policies it establishes without regard to their own politics and philosophy.

“this is atitude of professional detachment from politics is critical to any quality civil service. you have your vote and you have your conscience. your duty is carry out the will of the people as determined by there representatives. some of you may be tested as we enter an electoral campaign. i urge you aand admonish you to maintain absolute intergrity in your work and to adhere strictly to the laws governing political activities of civil servants”.

The Prime Minister was speaking at the launch of the Finance Ministry’s corporate plan, strategic framework, corporate uniform and the business resumption site.

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