“In our last cabinet meeting, it was revealed, and it is a public document now, that we have got a guy here called Robert Khan in New Zealand. He pretends to be that he is serving the country, Fiji, but what he has done, he started a so-called Walesi Television station. In the last seven years, he has used $123m in the establishment and setting up and running of it. $123m is not a small amount. Robert Khan who is supposedly to be Khaiyum’s number two in Fiji.”
Charan Jeath Singh at a private function in Auckland, New Zealand
Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka confirms that disciplinary measures will be conducted against cabinet members if there is a breach of code of secrecy.
“I conduct disciplinary measures face to face and I wait for him to come back.
The Ministers must not use any official information which comes to him or her as a Minister during cabinet discussions for his or her private profit, or the benefit of their friends and close associates.
“There is a code of secrecy, oath of secrecy that is sworn by those that are sworn into cabinet positions they have to observe that, part of it is the disclosure of cabinet decisions which should only be made at authorized press conferences and press releases by authorized ministers in those areas.”