Work on four high impacted projects worth 125.4 million kina in Western Province will roll out soon.
This followsthe signing of contract agreements bythe Ok Tedi Development Foundation in Port Moresby yesterday.
The money will come fromthe Community Mine Continuation Agreement component ofthe Western Province People’s Dividend Trust Fund.
Present atthe ceremony were officials from Ok Tedi Development Foundation led by Chairman Nigel Parker, South and Middle Fly Associate Directors and contractor representatives.
Four projects signed includedthe Middle and South Fly health program, Middle Fly Aiambak to Lake Murray Road, North Fly Pampenai Road and North Fly Nupmo to Ningrum Footbridge.
Mr Parker said with functional road and bridges, people will now have access to services such as health care and trade.
“We want to givethe people an economic benefit and an economic activity that has to this date been restricted because ofthe lack of access.”
Kramer Ausenco,the multi-disciplinary engineering and architectural business carrlied outthe assessment.
Beuce Nicholson from Kramer Ausenco says Kramer Ausenco is very proud to be associated with this major impact projects and offers its congratulations to Ok Tedi Development Foundation andthe relevant contractors and wish everyone every success in moving forward.
South Fly and Middle Fly Associate Directors, Harry Wakina and Richard Zumoi saidthese projects will sustainthem in a long run.
They called on developers to implementthe project on time.