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PM calls for more actions by industrialised nations on climate change

PM calls for more actions by industrialised nations on climate change Prime Minister Hon.  James Marape  has called on industrialized nations to contribute more towards reduction of carbon emissions and the conservation of existing rainforest, including that of Papua New Guinea.  Mr  Marape met  with the Honourable Alok Sharma, the  United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  COP 26 President Designate of the United Kingdom,  and  discussed the COP26 Climate Change Agenda. “ My intention is to ask industrialized nations

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Secretary Pomaleu reiterates call on industrialized nations to take real actions

Secretary Pomaleu reiterates call on industrialized nations to take real actions Secretary Ivan Pomaleu and Permanent Representative of Papua New Guinea to the United Nations, HE Max Rai, during the virtual meeting of AOSIS in New York (photo credit PM”S Media Unit). Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and National Executive Council Mr Ivan Pomaleu has reiterated Prime Minister  James Marape’s call on industrialized nations to take real action to assist Small Island States to  mitigate and adapt to

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Prime Minister Marape commends UN Secretary-General for his concern on climate change

Prime Minister Marape commends UN Secretary-General for his concern on climate change Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has commended United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for his concern about climate change and the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-26) to be held in the United Kingdom in November this year. He  made these remarks in a virtual Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting with Mr Guterres on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City today

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Cabinet appoints Minister Eoe as acting prime minister

The National Executive Council has appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Hon. Soroi Eoe, as acting prime minister, while Prime Minister, James Marape   attends  the 76th United Nations General Assembly  (UNGA) in New York from 21 – 26 September 2021. “I would like to make an announcement to the country that in my absence and in the absence of the active leadership role of the current Deputy Prime Minister, due to Leadership Tribunal, the Cabinet has given blessing

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Marape announces amalgamation of Telikom and BMobile

Marape announces amalgamation of Telikom and BMobile Prime Minister Hon. James Marape today announced the  amalgamation of Telikom PNG  and BMobile into a single retail telecommunications company, Telikom Ltd, while abolishing  Kumul Telikom Holdings Ltd (KTHL) He also announced a wholesale telecommunications company, PNG DataCo Ltd, which will look after Papua New Guinea’s international satellite and optic fibre connections. This important milestone  is  under the  Government’s State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) reform programme as Papua New Guinea celebrates 46 years of Independence.

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Prime Minister outlines his Government’s major resource projects

The Government   will be committed and   focused  on six   major resource projects  currently being undertaken in Papua New Guinea. Prime Minister Hon. James Marape  said the projects are, the Papua LNG Project, New Porgera Mine, Wafi-Golpu Mine, P’nyang LNG, Pasca LNG and Pandora LNG. “These big five projects apart from Papua LNG project, remain our focus, but more importantly in the medium term going forward to ensure our economy is strong.” Mr Marape made these remarks when supporting   Minister for

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