Wednesday 23 September 2020
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.