PM promotes tourism with Milne Bay as a hub

Prime Minister Peter O'Neill officially opened the Kenu and kundu festival today in Milne Bay province.

O'Neill when giving his speech said the government has and will be focusing on tourism to boost the economy of this country.

"The government has and will be creating more avenues for the tourism industry in the country and Milne Bay is one of the hubs that will deliver this industry," he said.

O'Neill added that the first test flight today by Air Niugini from Brisbane to Gurney is just the beginning of many flights to come.

He said the government will do its best and help the people through its service delivery. The festival will end on Nov 8.

Freddy Mou