He said withthe country’s unprecedented economic growththe people must make use ofthe opportunities available.
Present to withnessthe official opening ofthe new office complex wasthe Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, business partners, families and friend of Joe Kenken Mok.
Mr. Mok invested over K6m to have this three level office complex completed which he named it after his first born son Koitachi. He has secured a five year state lease for various government departments to be tenants. The biggest client isthe National Coordination Office of Bougainville Affairs.
Mr. Mok attributed his success to sheer hard work and determination. He said corruption continues to rob ordinary Papua New Guineas and urgedthe government to support local businesses to be competitive among thers. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said his government has committed K100 million for small to medium term businesses inthe country. Funding he said will increase inthe coming years giventhe country’s economic growth.
He commended Mr. Mok for creating employment opportunities for fellow Papua New Guineas. Mr. O’Neill said being in business is a rewarding career and asked businessman to stay in business and not to try politics as it is disastrous. He called on all Papua New Guineas not to rely on handouts but to take advantage of opportunities that are available.