PNG National Highways

Highway policy to go before NEC this week

The policy will look at providing greater attention to dealing with damage caused by extreme weather made worse by climate change.

“Increasing extreme weather conditions, as well as years and years of neglect by many Governments in the past, as well as a lack of investment, has made our national highways vulnerable to disruption by landslips and flooding,” the Prime Minister said.

“The National Government is approaching this as an emergency case and will provide special intervention, directed by Cabinet, when it meets on Thursday this week.