Former Prime Minister and now Governor of New Ireland Sir Julius Chan threw his full support behind Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill in his demand to pursue an Audit Trail on project funds that have gone missing or have been misapplied.
A team of eight specialists arrived on Lihir from Kavieng on 13 May for the annual Joint New Ireland Division of Health and Australian Doctors International health Patrol. The team is made up of an optometrist, a dentist, a physiotherapist, a HIV/AIDS specialist, a TB DOTs nurse, a support nurse, a general practice doctor and a trainer.
Long namba tu dei bilong mun Mei, moa long 200 ol man, meri na pikinini bung long Lipuko haus lotu long makim festo dei bilong Santu Katherine bilong Siena, husait em was Santu bilong Katolic mama grup bilong Lipuko sios.
Sir Julius Chan has called for a full audit of the operations of the Lihir Gold Mine in New Ireland from the beginning of production, in July of 1997, to the takeover of LGL by Newcrest Mining in 2010.
A total of K6 million has been approved to complete a major integrated livestock project on Lihir Island in New Ireland Province. Trade, Commerce and Industry Minister Richard Maru announced the loan commitment during a two-day visit to the gold mining island from Aug 10-11.