OPPOSITION LEADER PATRICK PRUAITCH APPEALS TO PRIME MINISTER MARAPE TO ENDORSE PAPUA LNG AGREEMENT TO AVOID WORSENING ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

30 AUGUST 2019 MEDIA STATEMENT Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch has appealed to Prime Minister James Marape to keep his promise to honour agreements signed by previous governments and to give the green light for the US$13 billion Papua LNG project. “Abrogation of the Papua LNG agreement signed in April will jeopardise prospects for PNG’s economic […]

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‘GOOD FOR PARLIAMENT TO ADHERE TO THE RULE OF LAW’, SAYS OPPOSITION LEADER PATRICK PRUAITCH

MEDIA STATEMENT 14 AUGUST 2019 Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch said he is confident most Papua New Guineans would welcome a Supreme Court ruling that proper Parliamentary procedures, and the PNG Constitution, have been honoured during the May 30 election of the Prime Minister. “Never again in our history should the letter and spirit of the […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT 5 August 2019 Budget deficit could hit K3 billion as public expenditure soars National Government finances continue to spiral out of control because of the government’s inability to implement policies to deal with high budget deficits and record public debt, Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch said today. Mr. Pruaitch said that after the highly […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch has called for the immediate sacking of the Management and Board of Kumul Petroleum for acting against the national interest and refusing to cooperate with planned Parliamentary Accounts Committee hearings. The Board and Management of Kumul Petroleum are behaving as though they are a law unto themselves and this […]

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STATEMENT FROM OPPOSITION LEADER, HON. PATRICK PRUAITCH CMG MP 9 JULY 2019 The Opposition welcomes the Ombudsman Commission’s Final Report dated December 2018, on the Alleged Improper Borrowing of A$1.2 Billion from the Union Bank of Switzerland, committed by the then Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and his government in March 2014. The report was tabled […]

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