West New Britain Governor Sasindran Muthuvel

Muthuvel in clear

The Waigani National Court dismissed all grounds of the petition that was filed by Chris Lagisa.

Justice George Manuhu found the petition incompetent, dismissing it and ordered for the security deposit of K5,000 to pay for Muthuvel and the Electoral Commission’s costs.

One of the petition grounds which questioned Muthuvel’s citizenship status was found to be incompetent.

Lagisa alleged that Muthuvel had a dual citizenship status however, the court found that was just an assumption.

WNB Governor donates police patrol cars

Before presenting the vehicles yesterday, the Governor imparted an inspiring speech, emphatically touching on the important role of women in society and the need for people to adopt positive changes in their lives.

Governor Muthuvel called for society to give more recognition to women in the essence of development, saying they are the foundation of the family and are more trustworthy compared to their male counterparts.

Indian Exim Bank loan still in discussions

Treasurer, Patrick Pruaitch, says negotiations are ongoing as there are arrangements which need to be adhered too before an agreement is made.

Pruatich said this in response to West New Britain Governor, Sasindran Muthuvel,, in Parliament today when queried on the $US100 million commitment made by the Indian President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, when visiting PNG last year.

Muthuvel said part of the loan is earmarked for his Province and wanted to know what the delay was in facilitating the loan which has a very low interest rate compared to other institutions.

PNG needs intelligent police officers, says Muthuvel

The Governor said PNG needs officers who are intelligent and have some understanding of the justice system. Governor Muthuvel made this remark when officially opening the Police Commissioner’s Conference in Kimbe, WNBP, last Monday.

“To become a police officer, you need to be properly educated and trained. They must be of sound mind, intelligent, mental alertness, having the physical strength and able to make split-second decisions,” Governor Muthuvel said.