PNG reaffirms support for 2023 Games

PM Hou and PNG’s Vice Sports Minister at the PMO.
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PM Hou and PNG’s Vice Sports Minister at the PMO.

THE Papua New Guinea Government has reaffirmed its support to assist Solomon Islands in the preparations towards the Pacific Games 2023.

The reaffirmation was conveyed to Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela when he met with PNG’s Vice-Sports Minister Wesley Raminai recently.

Mr Raminai assured the Prime Minister that PNG will provide technical assistance to Solomon Islands for the 2023 Games.

“We are prepared to assist where possible,” he said.

The Vice Minister said although PNG is currently wading through economic challenges it will remain committed to its obligation.

Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela has acknowledged the Vice Sports Minister’s reassurance.

The Prime Minister also informed Mr Raminai of the current progress with the preparations.

He also explained why the PG 2023 Charter has been reassigned under the Prime Minister’s Office.

“PNG is and has always been a big brother and we thank you for the reassurance to assist us with the PG 2023 preparations,” he said.