UPNG NASA continues discussions over outstanding payment

The National Academic Staff Association of the University of Papua New Guinea continues to meet with the university management over their outstanding payments.

NASA president Emmanuel Gorea confirmed today that discussion on the 7.5 percent back payment is still on going with the relevant authority.

NASA met with the university management on Tuesday regarding the issue.

Gorea confirmed that the management is still in discussion with the Department of Finance and Treasury over the availability of funds.

He said NASA is also in consultation with the National Industrial Register on what course of action to take.

Meantime, according to UPNG’s revised calendar, students will be sitting for their examinations next week.

 The second semester of 2016 will commence on November 7 and break for the festive period on December 19.

Classes will resume on January 16, 2017 to continue semester two.

Quintina Naime