10th National Parliament

Highly-anticipated Parliament sitting

Within the last eight weeks, PNG became fascinated with two political camps – the Laguna and the Crown camp.

The suburb of Waigani was on lockdown today while the disciplinary forces were out to ensure normalcy continued.

Traffic on the road was somewhat casual but it was business as usual, apart from a few schools that did not allow classes.

Call to resume Parliament

This is to deal with the Opposition’s Vote of No Confidence motion which was filed on May 7th.

Despite parliament adjourning to May 28th, the Opposition has asked the Speaker to recall parliament to deal with their Vote of No Confidence motion.

“But if you can all remember Supreme Court ruling of 2016, court ruled that a notice of motion to remove the Prime Minister is not an ordinary motion under the standing order,” clarified Kua.

Contractors’ lack of commitment appalling

Yesterday in parliament, Sungi asked the Health Minister to clarify the terms of these contracts.

Sungi raised this issue in parliament after the contractor engaged to deliver medical supplies to Vanimo Hospital in West Sepik Province abandoned the kits at Wewak, East Sepik Province.

Health Minister Sir Puka Temu in response said this should not be the case.

He said logistics contractors should deliver directly to the health facilities, even in rural aid posts.