The National, Wednesday July 1st, 2012
By JEFFREY ELAPA
MORE new members have joined the Alotau camp as of yesterday afternoon, bringing the numbers to 85 and the camp is fired up to form a new coalition government next week.
Parties in the camp have indicated their alliance for the benefit of the people of PNG and their commitment to their people.
Among the new members that arrived on an Air Niugini chartered plane were party leaders of the coalition partners led by the Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party leader Don Polye, People’s Progress Party leader Sir Julius Chan, Social Democratic Party leader Powes Parkop, Patrick Pruiatch, leader National Alliance, William Duma’s United Resource Party members from the Jiwaka and the new regional member for Bougainville with several PNC Party members and independent members.
A head count as of yesterday saw the group have numbers exceeding the 56 members required to form the government.