PNGSF chief executive officer Peter Tsiamalili Jr

PNGSF allocates K500,000 for overtime claims

The skilled workers of Parohu built the PNG Football Stadium and the Bava Park for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

Chief Executive Officer of the PNGSF, Peter Tsiamalili Jr, assured the workers they will be paid after a meeting on Wednesday this week.

He said the state steering committee had made the funds available for the overtime claims to be paid.

The state steering committee comprises representatives from the PNGSF, Department of National Planning and Monitoring and the Department of Finance.

Foundation assures payment of stadium contractors

The workers were engaged through Parohu EPC Engineers by the Papua New Guinea Sports Foundation (PNGSF) to construct the Bava Park, PNG Football Stadium and 16 training fields.

PNGSF chief executive officer Peter Tsiamalili Jr confirmed that the workers will receive part of their overtime claims on Friday, December 23.

Parohu country manager Micah Vines clarified that all their wages have been paid however, they were promised bonuses of about K500,000 for their hard work during the nine months of work.