The home of Rugby League Lloyd Robson Oval in Port Moresby will experience a new development.
Oil Search Directors, Port Moresby Rugby League Executives andthe National Government met on Tuesday for the officially signing ceremony for the new trustee.
The new trustee board members are Oil Search Managing Director Peter Betten asthe new chairman and three representatives each from Oil search and Port Moresby Rugby League headed bythe chairman Samson Unagi.
“We establish a new Trustee so that we can managethe facilities tothe expectations of our community and our supporters ofthe rugby league game,” said Prime Minister Peter O’Neill.
He saidtheir willingness to participate with government in this development is one that we appreciate and thatthe new trustee isthe way forward for u.
The newly designed model will include twenty five thousand seats, gym facility, medical centre and ther necessities to meetthe international standard.
PRL Trustee Chairman Peter Betten said this is a landmark in development for rugby league in Papua New Guinea It is a privilege to work withthe Prime Minister to build ontheir initiatives in underscoringthe development of sport and especially our national game in Papua New Guinea– Rugby League.
Minister for Sport and Pacific Games Justin Tkatchenko believedthe new trustee will make surethe stadium is completed in time for the 2015 Pacific Games.
He saidthe stadium will also becomethe turf ofthe country’s national team to take part inthe Australia National Rugby League.