Joe Koim

Fire services to be improved in major cities

Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill, announced in parliament today that the Government is working to improve the National Fire Service to better respond to fires.


Only elected Ward Members will be paid: Deputy PM

Sir Leo who is also the PNG Deputy Prime Minister was responding to a supplementary question from Anglimp South Wahgi MP Joe Koim in Parliament this morning.  

 Koim asked if ward members in councilors and presidents failed LLG Elections will be paid because some are acting in that position.

Sir Leo in a short response said: “The simple understanding is that they cannot be recognised and cannot be paid by public funds, they must be elected (by the people).