political impasse

2011 political impasse still haunting Pruaitch

He said this is the reason for NA to support the present Coalition Government and to oppose the no confidence vote in Parliament on Friday.

“Until today it pains me to think of the events that occurred when former Prime Minister Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, NA’s founding foundation member, was thrown out of office. As the record stands today, that was an illegal act which was twice declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.”

Former Speaker of National Parliament Jeffery Nape has passed away

Pacific International Hospital acting chief executive officer Dr Amyna Sultan confirmed the death of the two-term parliamentarian but declined to give the cause of his death.

“No! Sorry, that would breach patient confidentiality,” Dr Sultan told Loop PNG.

Late Nape after consecutive terms as the Member Sinasina Yonggumgl lost the Chimbu electorate seat in the 2012 National General Elections to Kerenga Kua.

He twice served as the Speaker of Parliament after being declared as a first term MP after the 2002 elections.