CBC concern of lack of Consultation by Higher Education Department

The Catholic Bishops conference of PNG and Solomon Islands is concerned with the lack of consultative process by the Government. Archbishop Rochus Tatamai, says for 8 years the constant shift of education policies has hindered the delivery of education services provided by the Catholic church. He says the Government, through the Education and Higher Education Department, failed to consult the church as a development partner.

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Vanapa Brown Rural LLG Launched

A day before nominations open for the 2019 LLG Elections, Kairuku Hiri District in Central launched a new Local Level Government. Yesterday Opposition leader Patrick Pruaitch declared Vanapa Brown Rural LLG in the Hiri District. Speaking to the people, Pruaitch urged the new LLG to work together with District and Provincial level. “ I urge the new President to work will all levels of Government, this will see services reach remote areas”, said Pruaitch.

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Maru wants certainty on financial arrangement for ACP & EU

National Planning Minister Richard Maru has called for certainty in the financing arrangements under the ACP-EU Post Cotonou Agreement that is being negotiated. Minister Maru who is attending the 4th Meeting of the ACP Ministerial Central Negotiation Group in Chad, Central Africa, submitted a paper on behalf of the Pacific region.

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