Telefomin District road

Telefomin finally connected to Tabubil

This is evident with the Tabubil-Telefomin and Oksapmin-Kopiago missing link road finally reaching the first village of Telefomin District.

On Wednesday November 1, 2023, the contractor IPZ Limited machines arrived at Urapmin Village.

Telefomin District in the West Sepik Province was not linked to any major road network since independence.

Minister tor Works and Highways and Telefomin MP Solan Mirisim is impressed with the progress of the road works.

Telefomin will be connected to Tabubil: PM

Telefomin District in West Sepik Province is accessible only by air.  

O’Neill was responding to questions from Telefomin MP Solan Mirisim in Parliament on Tuesday.  

He said cabinet on Monday approved funding for this particular project and also other national highways.

“A statement will be released in Parliament by me or Works Minister,” O’Neill said.  

The Prime Minister also said the cabinet had approved an increase in infrastructure tax credit scheme, from 1.75 to 2 percent, to support road constructions.