Corporate funding towards the hosting of the sixth PNG Games in Lae are progressing well and today saw another sponsor coming on board.
Earlier today, the State owned enterprise, PNG Ports Corporation presented K350,000 to the game’s Organizing Committee to assist in its preparations.
Meanwhile, work on upgrading the sporting venues have already begun.
PNG Ports Chairman, Nathaniel Poiya, and Chief Executive Officer, Stanley Alphonse, were on hand to deliver the payment to members of the HOC.
The sponsorship funding is part of the company’s community obligation, as the PNG Games unites young athletes from all over the country.
This corporate funding will assist the HOC in their aim in delivering a bigger and better national sporting event ever staged in the country.
The HOC on the ground have been working tirelessly and are appealing to other companies to come forward and support the games.
The PNG Games provides a pathway for grassroots athletes throughout the country to showcase their sporting talents in professional and more organized sporting event.
With about three months remaining, preparations on ground like venues, accommodation and others are still waiting for funds from the national government to be released.
The PNG Sports commission has also assisted in the rehabilitation and maintenance of facilities at the Sir Ignatius Klilage stadium.
This has seen improveMen’s at the stadium over the last two months.
Other sporting venues will also get major facelifts when funding from the national government is released.
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