PM to open border posts

Main Stories

PRIME Minister James Marape, pictured, is expected to open two administration posts along the Papua New Guinea-Solomon Islands border during his visit to Bougainville this week, according to the National Coordination Office of Bougainville Affairs.
Marape is expected to open the Sirovai Post in Central Bougainville today and the Kangu Post in South Bougainville tomorrow.
These posts are to administrate trans-border affairs such as migration, quarantine and Customs.
Marape started his three-day trip yesterday arriving in Buka to convene a special National Executive Council meeting.
He then addressed the Bougainville House of Representative to reciprocate Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) President John Momis’ address in Parliament.
He later attended an ABG-hosted dinner.
Today Marape will travel to Buin for a Joint Supervisory Body (JSB) meeting tomorrow and along the way he will stop at Wakunai to launch a five-year development plan for Central Bougainville.
He is scheduled to go to Sirovai to open a border post and overnight at President John Momis’ house in Buin.
Tomorrow he will visit Mamaro village and proceed to the JSB meeting at Buin Secondary School hall.
After that he will open the new Motor Vehicle Insurance Ltd Office in Buin.
He will also open the Kangu Beach Border Processing Centre and is scheduled to attend Sabbath in Paghui village.

Leave a Reply