THE economic growth sector – in particular agriculture – received the biggest increase in funding in the K14.7 billion national budget tabled by Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister Charles Abel in Parliament yesterday. It was allocated K665.9 million, compared to the K385.7 million appropriated in the 2017 supplementary budget in September – a 72 per cent increase.
Papua New Guinea News
November 2017Agriculture on Focus
The Highlands Highways has been blocked – the second time in recent weeks – by a disgruntled group of people for some reason or other, mostly to demand money as compensation from authorities. This is despite the Government telling the people it is illegal to block public roads. It has also been reminding people that it will not pay compensations for land – traditional or otherwise – acquired for public access. Why the people cannot understand this simple straightforward information boggles the mind.
October 2017Roadblocks obstacle to Development