Professor Naoyuki Yoshino

PNG, a potential ‘green energy’ haven

Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Naoyuki Yoshino, said with the amount of natural resources at our disposal, the country can have all Papua New Guineans access electricity within five years.

Yoshino is in the country for a two-day regional conference focused on ‘Green Infrastructure and Poverty Reduction in the Pacific Islands’.

ADBI dean arrives for forum

Yoshino, as well as a technical team from the ADBI, is in the country to give presentations during the Green Infrastructure and Poverty Reduction in the Pacific Islands Regional Conference.

Welcoming Yoshino was Department of National Planning and Monitoring Secretary, Hakaua Harry, and Government protocol officers.

In a media conference, Secretary Harry said his presence and his technical team mark the beginning of the ‘Green Infrastructure’ agenda for the country and region.