state visit

PM arrives in NZ for Official Visit

Upon arriving in Auckland from Fiji, PM Marape is scheduled to meet his New Zealand  counterpart, the Rt Hon. Jacinda Ardern, at the Government House.

There, PM Marape and his counterpart will hold a one-on-one prime ministerial discussion, followed by bilateral discussion with the PNG-NZ delegations.

Australia’s PM departs Port Moresby

Turnbull arrived on Friday evening for his official state visit to Australia’s former colony and largest aid recipient.

Yesterday, Turnbull visited the Isurava Memorial Site in Northern Province and Bomana War Cemetery in Port Moresby, to pay respect to former veterans who fought against the Japanese advancement towards Port Moresby in 1942.

Also, native Papua New Guineans were used as aids and carriers by Australians during the Kokoda Battle in World War II.

VIDEO: US President Barack Obama arrives in for visit

It is his first visit to his father's homeland as President of the United States.

Queen Elizabeth II begins state visit to Germany

The 89-year-old monarch and her husband Prince Philip, 94, received a red-carpet welcome as they left their jet at Tegel airport on a grey Berlin evening. A German military honor guard lined their route to their car, while artillery fired a 21-gun salute and fighter jets overflew the area in tribute.

The two shook hands with the British ambassador and others before walking to their waiting limousine to take them to the capital's Hotel Adlon, which overlooks the historic Brandenburg Gate.