Telefomin MP Solan Mirisim

Telefomin partners with Digicel Foundation

This is the value that will be added to the lives of the people of Telefomin through the partnership between Digicel PNG Foundation and the Member for Telefomin.

The 50/50 counterpart funding is a partnership that is valued at K188,000, and includes an annual basic servicing for the next three years by Ela Motors.

Govt support pledged for Western road project

Minister for Defence and Telefomin MP Solan Mirisim, who officiated at the launch of Alicepit-Ambaga-Yetetkun (Indonesia) road project launch at the invitation of North Fly MP James Donald, assured the people this week that he would take the project to the Cabinet level for National Executive Council submission and endorsement.

He also took the opportunity to inform the people about the O’Neill-Abel government’s priorities, including connecting the missing links around the country by road.

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.