October 7, 2019

PM Marape gives K7 million to Manus

Prime Minister, James Marape has handed over a 7 million Kina cheque to the Manus Provincial Administration during his visit to Lorengau in Manus province yesterday.

The funds will be used for the road construction from Lorengau to West Coast and on Water Supply for the outlying Islands.

In his two day visit to Lorengau in Manus province, particularly to visit the Lombrum Naval Base and East Lorengau Refugee Transit Centre, Prime Minister called for an inclusive and sustainable PNG.

In his speech, to the people of Manus province, Mr. Marape calls for every citizen to work together to grow the economic and develop the country so that no child is left behind.

A cheque of K7 million was presented to the Manus Provincial Administration.

From that, K5 million is set aside by the Department of Works to start construction of the planned road from Lorengau to West Coast.

Meanwhile, National Planning and Monitoring Acting Secretary Korney Samuel brought a cheque of K2 million for water supply works to start across the islands in the province.

Prime Minister urged the people of Manus to work with the provincial government to ensure the projects starts.

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