By Stanley Ove Jr – EM TV News Port Moresby
The Department of Works has maintained it is committed to delivering major works throughout the country.
Currently the department is working on five key areas in its operations. The five key areas include:
1. Upgrade and sealing of 1,000km of national roads in failed condition
2. Maintain of over 4,000km of roads that are good in condition
3. The upgrade and sealing of 100km of urban and town roads
4. Revitalisation of PTB
5. Opening of 1,500km of missing link roads
Department of Works Secretary, David Wereh, said the department is working towards achieving some of these key areas. Wereh said missing road links around the country have been given priority and the department is set to open a number of missing links by the end of the year and 2017.
“Roads like the Madang to Simbu, Gulf to Southern Highlands and West to East New Britain have now been opened for the first time. We will continue to develop them till they are up to standard for our people to use,” Wereh said.