The district houses the Porgera mine and is a lawless area.
Three years ago, the National Government declared a State of Emergency because of tribal fights and illegal mine entries by locals and settlers.
Yesterday saw Enga Governor Sir Peter Ipatas leading his officers from Wabag to broker a peace deal, known as kairik peace ceremony.
The occasion was witnessed by local MP Nixon Mangape (Lagaip-Porgera MP), Greg Walker (PJV general manager) and local and provincial leaders.
The peace initiative was supported by police and court officers.