Locals receive electricity
PEOPLE in Anglimp South Waghi’s nine wards in Jiwaka now have electricity after it was switched on by local MP Joe Kuli and National Planning and Monitoring Minister Rainbo Paita on Friday. The K5.4 million rural electrification programme was launched in 2018 for six main areas – Lufa-Tari Market at Kindeng Junction to Rolgomb, Avi and Yaupas-Avi school, Anglimp-Kurki, Wurup-Kuna Kaip, Wurup-Wara Wau and Waghi and Kami-Kami High School.
MP presents K50,000 cheque
IALIBU-Pangia MP Peter O’Neill presented a cheque for K50,000 to Ambunti-Dreikikir MP Johnson Wapunai towards the Tipas Primary School. The school is located in remote Telefomin (West Sepik) bordering Ambunti-Dreikikir. O’Neill recently visited East Sepik saying: “It was great to visit the school and I hope this donation allows the school community to build a better education facility.”
Church hosting synod
THE Evangelical Lutheran church of PNG will host its 33rd synod in Port Moresby in January. Head Bishop Rev Dr Jack Urame and secretary Bernard Kaisom made the announcement recently along with the synod’s logo and theme. The church synod is held every two years when delegates from all 17 districts of the church gather to discuss important issues and developments of the church.
Investigation into fire
DOWNTOWN fire station commander Leo Ovia says a recent fire in Port Moresby’s Hanuabada village started from a canteen. He said investigations were currently underway to find out the cause of the fire.
Ling-Stuckey to give update
TREASURER Ian Ling-Stuckey assures he will give an update on the three hospitals that have been funded this year in three provinces. He was responding to questions by West New Britain Governor Sasindran Muthuvel on the status of the Kimbe Hospital, Mendi Hospital in Southern Highlands and Tari Hospital in Hela that were funded by European agencies and why the projects were delayed.
Letlet people get water tanks
THE people of Letlet in the hinterlands of Sentral Niu Ailan local level government in New Ireland’s Namatanai, now have water tanks, colour bond sheets, ovens, pig fences and solar lights. This follows the recent launch of the Belhat development project by Namatanai MP Walter Schnaubelt. Schnaubelt also announced a K1.5 million road maintenance for Lelet approved by the Namatanai development authority recently.