By Staff Reporter : PNG Today
The APEC Haus will host the Prime Ministers and Presidents of APEC’s 21 Member Economies, and Leaders from Pacific Islands Forum Nations at the APEC Papua New Guinea 2018 Leaders’ Summit.
APEC Haus will be built on reclaimed land at Ela Beach and will be an enduring legacy of Papua New Guinea’s hosting of APEC in November 2018.
This is another development described as a milestone achievement the country will see under the leadership of the Prime Minister Peter O’Neill in partnership with Oil Search Limited.
Again Oil Search will be partnering with the government to deliver infrastructures under the governments text credit schemes to deliver this iconic building for the APEC event in 2018.
Speaking during his keynote speech, Minister for Sports, National Events and APEC Justin Tkatchenko said the redevelopment of the building will cost K120 million with Global Construction Company taking the lead to construct the buildings foundation.
The Building will also show the traditions, cultures and the aspects of the Motu Koitabu people through the design on the building.
The new iconic building will cater for the 200 leaders who will be coming into the country for the APEC Summit.
The APEC Building is expected to be ready in July of 2018. PNGFM