Speech by Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP, Prime Minister At the 6th Pacific Tuna Forum Under the theme: “Fostering Greater Social, Economic and Financial Benefits – Through Sustainable Management and Development of Tuna Resources” 13 September 2017

Good Morning, It is a pleasure for Papua New Guinea to host this very prestigious 6th Pacific Tuna Forum. Tuna is indeed the natural resource that binds the peoples and Governments of the Pacific Islands together. Tuna is also the major revenue earner for many of our...

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No More Breadcrumbs for Pacific Island Fisheries

Now is the time for Pacific Island Nations to work together to end predatory behavior by companies that take unfair advantage in the fisheries sector, so that value can be added to exports. This was the message from Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, Hon. Peter...

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Healthy Oceans Key Issue for Pacific Islands Forum

The Prime Minister, Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP, has arrived in Apia, Samoa, for the 48th Pacific Islands’ Forum Meeting. “The Pacific Islands Forum is the premier organisation for the promotion of development and cultural engagement between Pacific Islands Nations,”...

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One-China Policy Remains Cornerstone of Bilateral Relationship

The Prime Minister, Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP, has reaffirmed Papua New Guinea’s commitment to the One-China Policy, and welcomes the common goal of development in both countries. PM O’Neill received a courtesy call from China’s Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, H.E....

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Papua New Guinea Expresses Gratitude for Australian Support

The Prime Minister, Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP, has welcomed ongoing partnership activities between Papua New Guinea and Australia that are building capacity in healthcare, and providing ongoing support for the hosting of APEC in 2108. Following a courtesy call by H.E....

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Security Call-out Extended to Enga and Southern Highlands

The Prime Minister, Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP, has announced the expansion of the security call-out in Hela Province to prevent unrest in Enga Province and Southern Highlands Province. PM O’Neill said the call-out is allowed under the existing order for Hela Province....

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Peter O'Neil

Leader of the Peoples National Congress