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Minister tours PNG Games sites

The Vice Sports Minister is visiting the PNG Games sites in West New Britain as one of his major priorities.

He was accompanied by the CEO of the Sports Foundation, Peter Tsiamalili, and the Host Organising Committee, along with John Susuve.

The sports delegation started their site inspection from the Hoskins Mini stadium, Kapore Mini stadium, the Kimbe Rugby Oval and San Remo for the track and field events.

Minister Raminai was very pleased with the site visit, saying West New Britain Province is 'games ready'.

Air Niugini to recommence Fokker services to Hoskins

Air Niugini in a media statement stated that the Fokker services into Hoskins airport will resume this Saturday Dec 3.

The recommencement of the Fokker services was followed by the completion of maintenance work on the runway.

The airline’s F70 and F100 aircraft were unable to operate to Hoskins since September this year to allow for further works to be carried out on the runway surface.

Since then, Air Niugini’s subsidiary company, Link PNG has been operating its Dash 8 aircraft to and from Hoskins.

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PM opens new Hoskins airport


The Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said the infrastructure that is being delivered around the country, including new airports and roads, are creating a better future for the nation’s children.

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PM opens new Hoskins airport

PM O’Neill made the comments when opening the new Hoskins Airport (Domestic) Terminal Building Project, West New Britain, that will now create new opportunities for travel and trade.

“The bridges that we are building, the airports that we are building, the roads that we are building, and the ports and wharves that we are building will enable our people to have a better standard of living,” PM O’Neill said.

“This infrastructure will create better opportunities so that our people can get a better income and live a better life.