Pre-Independence Movement

Mataungan Association advised not to register

Registrar of the Political Parties and Candidates Commission, Dr Alphonse Gelu, informed Loop PNG  that he has advised against the registering of the association as a political party as it doe not conform to a unity principle that the commission wants parties to promote.

“Any political party that comes in to register one of the important things we ask them to do is to promote, is that they are here to promote unity. They are not here to promote disintegration in our country. That is not what we want to do.”