PM Marape congratulates Toroama on his presidential election

Wednesday 23 September 2020

President -Elect of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Ishmael Toroama

Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape, has extended his warm congratulations, on behalf of the National Government and all Papua New Guineans ,   to Ishmael Toroama on his election as the next President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

“I look forward to working with President-elect Toroama in progressing consultations on the outcome of the recent referendum and securing long term economic development and a lasting peace for the people of Bougainville.”

Mr Marape  will meet with President-elect Toroama  in the coming weeks     to discuss next steps with a view to convening a meeting of the Joint Supervisory Body (JSB) to affirm our mutual commitment to peace and the way forward.

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