FIVE MAJOR ‘MISSING LINK’ ROADS TO BE PUT ON TENDER

Mr Nali said in response to questions that the government through its Connect PNG road strategy would put out the tenders for the first five missing link roads, led by the Lae-Malalaua road which is called the Trans-Islands Highway, Watarais-Madang-Bogia to East Sepik-West Sepik (to be called the International Highway), the East New Britain-West New Britain Highway, Manus and the Bougainville roads.

ELECTRONIC TRANSACTION BILL TO BE INTRODUCED IN PARLIAMENT

The National Executive Council on Friday approved the Electronic Transaction Bill to be introduced in this session of Parliament which commences tomorrow, June 2. Deputy Prime Minister and Attorney General Davis Steven made this known at a press conference over the weekend, saying the NEC decision was timely and will help many business houses and individuals during such time of the Covid-19 when the use of technology was crucial around the world.