Peter O'Neill resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

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But the announcement was not satisfactory for  Madang MP, Bryan Kramer, who raised a point of order and asked for proof that Peter O’Neill had indeed resigned. “While I acknowledge the announcement by the Prime  Minister, there is a process in place and the process says that the Prime Minister will  deliver his  resignation to the Governor General and the Governor General will inform you.  I have not heard that from you,” Kramer said to the Speaker. “I want to know if the Governor General has confirmed the resignation.” The Speaker then produced  an acknowledgement letter from the Governor General’s Office. “I want to let the house know that I have a letter from the Governor General.  I received it at 10.45am.  I want to tell this honorable house and the people of Papua New Guinea that the position of the Prime Minister is vacant.]]>

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