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South Bougainville MP acknowledges ABG and PNG Governments

The Member for South Bougainville has acknowledged the National and the Autonomous Bougainville Governments, for the initiative to establish the Bougainville Referendum Commission, BRC.

Timothy Masiu said the creation of BRC was agreed upon during the recent Joint Supervisory Body meeting.
Mr Masiu said this is a way forward as Bougainville strives to make the road towards referendum and independence.
The Member for South Bougainville has called on the Development Partners to support the Commission, whilst also calling on the people of Bougainville to respect the office.
Timothy Masiu was speaking during the signing of agreements to establish the Bougainville Referendum Commission yesterday in Port Moresby.
"Without your help we cannot progress," he said.
"This maybe just something that we create and signoff today and then it slips.
"I am calling on all the aid partners, donors friends, to work towards the fulfillment of what is required under the law, so I'm very thankful to be here today.
"And I also call on the people of Bougainville to support this creation we are signing today, to support it in terms of making sure that if the office is set up," Mr Masiu added.
"That the the office would be respected and the officers who are going to be working there will be respected so that they can do their job in partnership with all our friends,” he said.
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Posted by Staff Reporter : PNG Today on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Filed under , , . You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Share this Article


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