The home of all the indoor sporting action will now be refurbished to a multipurpose indoor complex.
The Sir John Guise Indoor Complex will have all the necessary sporting amenities ready for next year’s Pacific Games.
The ground breaking ceremony was held today.
The sporting dignitaries including the 2015 Pacific Games Authority Boss Kostas Constantinou, Sport Minister Justin Tkatchenko, Games Organizing Committee, Venue, Infrastructure & Equipment Committee, PNG Olympic Committee General Secretary Auvita Rapilla, Sports Foundation Chairman Graham Osborne and the Phoenix Contractor who will be carrying out the refurbishment on the building, were present to witness the official ground breaking ceremony.
The complex was the home for all the indoor sporting activities, including the basketball and volleyball.
A new dawn has arrived and will see the complex getting a major makeover.
The Minister officially did the ground breaking.
There will be replacing of leaking roof, upgrading of seating area, changing rooms, toilets and showers.
Also there’ll be a new flooring, new squash court floor and provision of a media center, camera platforms and TV commentary box.
The refurbishment includes the work on the external building features and the upgrading of all services to the building.
The construction work is under VIEC and was awarded to Phoenix Contractor.
The refurbishment is worth K63 million and is expected to be completed on time before July 4 2015.
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