020813MINISTER WILL SUPPORT BDA
by Aloysius Laukai in Buin.
The Minister for Bougainville Affairs and member for South Bougainville, STEVEN PIRIKA says that he would support BDA management to seek more funds for the KANGU BORDER POST in Buin, South Bougainville.
He made these remarks at the launching of the BDA facilities in Buin today.
MR. PIRIKA said that talk of the development of KANGU Border post was made in 2007 and funds were allocated in 2008 but nothing has eventuated ever since.
Minister PIRIKA also questioned where the TEN MILLION KINA allocated for the KANGU BORDER POST was diverted to.
He said these funds need to be transferred to BDA for work on the KANGU BORDER POST to commence.
MR. PIRIKA also announced that the road between KANGU and Buin town will be sealed this year because he has secured funds for this project.