Radio New Zealand International
Mr Zurenuoc (pictured) says an audit is underway into parliament’s operations and an initial report has already uncovered serious fraud over the past 10 years.
He also called for the integrity of parliament to be restored.
The acting chair of Transparency in PNG, Gail Edoni, says this sets the tone for a good term of office.
“My understanding is he’s really going to push for things like proper debate in the House which has been sorely lacking probably over the last six to eight years,” she said.
“And now with our new speaker this is really going to make a big change and I think a change for the better.”
Gail Edoni says the perpetrators of the abuse of the funds must be disciplined and prosecuted accordingly.