Parkop questions Global Liveability Report

PNG’s capital city ranks 138 out of 140 cities across the world, unfortunately in the same league as Damascus, Karachi and Dhaka.

The data was reported in the the 2021 edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit's, or The EIU Global Liveability Report.

NCD Governor Powes Parkop described this outcome as a harsh verdict, especially when the immediate authorities have been working tirelessly to transform it with modern infrastructure and conducive business environment, to dwell in.

Parkop welcomes GST injunction

The National Capital District Commission has welcomed the National Court ruling in granting an injunction against the IRC.

NCD Governor Powes Parkop called on IRC Commissioner General Sam Koim to remit GST funds from the National Government’s component of GST collected in NCD and not from the 60% component belonging to NCDC’s basket.