APEC Ministerial Meeting underway

The 30th APEC Ministerial Meeting is currently underway in Port Moresby.

Officially opening the meeting, PNG’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Rimbink Pato, told the international delegation that today’s meeting is to prepare their final plans and their onward communication not only for the APEC economies and their people but also to the world.

“Fellow Ministers, it comes to us to fulfil our role as political representatives of our governments and citizen.

“The role is to stand on the platforms prepared by our officials and to finalise the plans and vision for which this APEC meeting will be remembered,” said Minister Pato.

The closed door meeting will end at 5pm.

Carolyn Ure