Basic services have been lacking in the area for the last 47 years and elites of the area are determined to change the status quo.
The Association is now processing documents to get registered with the PNG Investment Promotion Authority.
Elites of Utame who formed the association are from Utame’s 10 council wards. They are working in different parts of the country.
Recently, the Elites of Utame met in Port Moresby and had several meetings, after which they incorporated the Association.