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PNG not invited for G7 Meet

Papua New Guinea has not attended a meet of the G7 Nations hosted by Timor Leste in Dili as it was not invited.
Two officials however who were supposed to attend had Visa issues and were not able to make it.
Secretary General of the G7 plus Secretariat Doctor Hilda Dacosta clarified PNG was not invited because of it’s non serious participation in the group.
Solomon Islands was invited but was absent including the
Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat .
The G7 Plus started in 2010 and brings together fragile states mostly developing nations.
The two day conference in Dili is on the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations development goals and focuses on fragile states helping each other.
Presentations were made by various speakers on how member nations can address issues relating to peace stability,growth and climate change and how these nations can help each other prosper.
Timor Leste Prime Minister Dr Rui Mari Araujo is satisfied with the outcome of the conference and will present it's strategic development plans to the United Nations in November this year. NBC/PNG Today

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