Marape explains adjournment

Important business including the passage of the National Energy Act 2020 and the Electricity Amendment Act was concluded.

Prime Minister James Marape in a press conference explained the reasons Parliament had adjourned to August 10, 2021.

He said all the required Parliament business was concluded before adjourning to August.

Marape also pointed out that Parliament also received an important statement from the Treasurer on the State of the economy.

The Treasurer noted in his statement that COVID-19 is both a fight for the economy, as well as a medical fight.