My Photo
Blog powered by Typepad
Member since 02/2006

« We moved the asylum seekers peacefully to new Manus camps | Main | For Justice. For an end to gender violence. It’s our responsibility »

25 November 2017

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Being from Bougainville, I'm equally disappointed by the PNG government's inaction.

To me the Joint Supervisory Body [JSB] is just another of those fancy-worded bodies set aside by both the Bougainville Autonomous Government and National Government supposedly to cater for Bougainville's autonomy and referendum on its political future.

To date, Bougainville is struggling and Papua New Guinea is too complacent.

From another angle, it seems the PNG government does not want Bougainville to achieve its dream of being an independent entity.

I'm saying this because of its delaying tactics in disseminating the promised grants aimed at fast-tracking Autonomous Government projects.

The PNG government should be making the Bougainville issue as its top priority other than the APEC 2018 preparations.

The PNG government must now willingly provide funds to rebuild and rehabilitate Bougainville in all matters like infrastructure and the economy that it destroyed during the civil war.

America did that after it annihilated Japan in World War II.

We can't deny that the PNG government has drawn down certain political powers to Bougainville but, without supportive grants, these powers will not serve their purpose on Bougainville.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)