Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and Industry (POMCCI)

Empowered under land act

Speaking during the Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce & Industry (POMCCI) breakfast on February 6th, Lands & Physical Planning Minister, John Rosso, outlined that this initiative comes under the ‘pilot project for commercialising customary land’ agenda.

This is one of three components that constitute the land reform agenda; the other two being ‘reforms into land administration within the Department of Lands and Physical Planning’ and ‘reforms into customary land tenure’.

Govt owes companies over K290m

This was revealed to Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister, Charles Abel, during a meeting with the Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and Industry (POMCCI).

The POMCCI presented to the Government the long list of outstanding debts owed to its 16 members, from over 320 current members.

Abel, along with Internal Revenue Commission Commissioner, Betty Palaso, and Deputy Commissioner Dr Alois Daton, met with POMCCI President, Rio Fiocco, CEO Dave Conn and CPL Managing Director, Mahesh Patel.