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Published On:July 21, 2018
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New Ireland people happy with O'Neill govt's move to give autonomy

The New Ireland Provincial government was on the move recently for greater autonomy resolution which was signed in Madang at the conclusion of the Governor’s conference.

The New Ireland team was also at the forefront in presenting a resource paper, which called for the revising of the Mining Act 1992, and the Oil and Gas Act 1998, for fairer distribution of resource wealth to landowners.

Today, the Governor jetted off to Lae to hold his provincial executive meeting and attend New Ireland Day celebrations with the New Ireland community there.

Later the New Ireland PEC members will be split between four provinces, Western Highlands, Milne Bay, West New Britain and Oro, for familiarization purposes.

They look forward to taking part in New Ireland Day celebrations in Mt Hagen as well.

The program concludes back home in the province when the provincial Day celebrations get under on July 26. Press Release

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