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Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill will be addressing the Fijian Parliament today.
PM O’Neill will enlighten the MP’s on the progress of PNG’s preparations for the hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Port Moresby in November.
The PNG PM arrived in the country Sunday afternoon for his first Official visit since he was elected in 2012.
O’Neill with his seven-member delegation received a state welcome with a 50 men Guard of Honor, followed by a full traditional ceremony of welcome.
The Prime Minister will also be the keynote Speaker at a Public Lecture hosted by the University of the South Pacific this afternoon.
The topic of the Public Lecture is on “Pacific Regionalism”.
Other programmes for the Leader’s visit includes a visit to the Fiji Police Special Response Unit to showcase the anti-riot capability of the Fiji Police Force and a lunch hosted by the Fiji-PNG Business Council.
PM O’Neill will depart on Tuesday afternoon for Brisbane before returning to PNG.
SOURCE: FBC NEWS/PACNEWS
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