Gillard to visit PNG

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The National, Thursday 2nd May 2013

 AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Julia Gillard will visit Papua New Guinea next week, a PNG government source said yesterday.

She is expected to arrive on Thursday and return on Saturday. 

The Australian High Commission confirmed ther trip but said more details would come from her office.

“Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is expected to discuss the setting up of a permanent processing facilities for asylum seekers with Gillard,” the source said.

“O’Neill is also expected to raise tough visa rules.”