“I’m in the region to meet with the Bougainville Women Peace, Security and Technical Working Group during their first quarterly meeting that occurred today and also to launch the New Environmental Project tomorrow, which is being facilitated by Care International.”
Ambassador of the United States to Papua New Guinea His Excellency Walter North
BY JENNIFER NKUI
The ambassador of the United States to Papua New Guinea His Excellency Walter North (left above) have arrived in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville with the British High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea Simon Tonge (Centre above )
His Excellency Walter North and the British High Commissioner were met and received at the Buka airport by the ABG Protocol Officer Philip Kiha and the ABG Local Level Government executive officer Herbert Kimai. Mr. Kimai who stood in for the ABG chief secretary Monovi Amani who is away in Port Moresby told the ambassador North and High Commissioner Tonge that their coming to Bougainville implies that their governments have confidence in Bougainville and in its developments.
He went on further to say that their coming to the region also shows that the two governments have a role to play in Bougainville in terms of their participation in the developments that are taking place in Bougainville. Ambassador North who will be in the region for two days will be returning back to Port Moresby on Wednesday.