Minister for National Planning & Monitoring

Development Cooperation Policy being revised: Minister

“Extensive consultations with citizens, the private sector and government stakeholders across the country, in different fora during the course of 2018, have informed me and my department of the direction we need to take to bring prosperity and resilience to all people in Papua New Guinea. These inputs have been captured in our next national Medium Term Development Plan 3 (2018-2022),” said Minister Richard Maru.

“For us to achieve these plans we need everyone working in unison.

K3.5m to light up Girua Airport

Richard Maru, Minister for National Planning & Monitoring, on behalf of the Government today gave the funds.

This effort by the Government complements the K45 million investment by the National Airports Corporation in upgrading Girua Airport in the Northern Province.

This support is to make Girua, which is the only airport in the country with no power connection to the PNG Power grid, to see the light of day.

The government is funding the 15 kilometre powerline from Popondetta to Girua Airport to the tune of K3.5 million.