230217LALUAI MARKET OPENED
By Aloysius Laukai
The Laluai market on the border of Wisai and Koianu was officially opened by the European Union Deputy Head of Mission, MARIA CHRISTABELL today.
The Laluai market was built by the member for South Bougainville for THIRTHY THOUSAND KINA and is one of the four markets being built by the member for his people.
The other three markets are one in PIANO, TABAGO and MARAU market on the border of BANA and Torokina.
The EU team were on a week-long tour of Bougainville visiting PPAP cocoa projects on Bougainville.
The projects formerly managed by MOMBI are been managed by the NGO group World Vision.
In here speech, MS CHRISTABEL said there was a need to provide avenues in which mothers can sell their garden produce to sustain their daily living.
She said that she is a great supporter of helping communities that can help themselves by creating jobs for themselves.
The EU team was welcomed by the member for South Bougainville at the LALUAI river and after the market opening went on to see Cocoa projects along the way to Buin.
The team will visit other areas of interest tomorrow before returning to Port Moresby.
The team leaders returned to Port Moresby today from Arawa for the funeral service for the late Governor General MICHAEL OGIO who passed away last the weekend.