Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)

PM, Prince Andrew discuss issues

During the meeting last Wednesday at Buckingham Palace, the Prime Minister and the Duke of York discussed issues of relevance for Papua New Guinea and the Commonwealth.

“Prince Andrew is clearly concerned by the recent Highlands earthquake and expressed his sympathies following the disaster,” the Prime Minister said from London.

“In almost all of our CHOGM-related meetings, for myself, the Foreign Minister, and senior officials, there was clear concern at the loss of life in the earthquake.

Commonwealth countries’ stance on malaria

Speaking at the 2018 Malaria Summit London, which was held in conjunction with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London last week, Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill, committed to enhance regional efforts to combat the disease.

The Summit, that included presentations from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair, Bill Gates, the Prince of Wales, HRH Prince Charles, and a number of world leaders, discussed plans to overcome malaria within the next generation.