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The agreement will see the landowners obtaining a Land Title and receive rental payments for their land.

The landowners have given up 16 portions of their land to be developed into another a housing estate.

The agreement was signed today by the Lands Minister, Justin Tkatchenko and Chairman of the Kuriu ILG 313 and Principal landowner of the Oho-bi-du-duare land and other members of the ILG.

The Lands Minister said this signing sets precedence to other ILG groups in central Province.

ILG encouraged to develop land

This was reiterated by the Minister for Lands and Physical Planning, Justin Tkacthenko, when officially presenting an ILG Certificate to a group in one of several developments, under the customary land requirements.

With the new certificate, the people of Arere Morea Gunina ILG in Porebada can no longer be spectators in their own land.

Tkacthenko encouraged the clan present that they can now be able to develop their land knowing that this certificate can clearly identify who they are.

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It is important for customary land owners to obtain land titles, especially when Incorporated Land Groups and clans are recognised.

The community can then benefit from their land.


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Sir Leo made the remarks when presenting ILG certificates to five clans in Kokopo, East New Britain Province, recently.

He urged them to take part in the development of the province and country as a whole.

“I am urging the ILGs to work together with the Provincial Government, Local Level Government and the Mayors so that they can be recognised in service delivery.”