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East Sepik Welcomes Cable Project

The East Sepik Provincial Government has welcomed the Kumul Submarine Cable Network into Wewak and the province.

Ambunti Drekikir MP Johnson Wapunai while representing Governor Alan Bird and the provincial Government said this project will boost other big projects the province has planned to achieve.

Mr Wapunai while thanking PNG DataCo for the successful landing of the Kumul Submarine Cable Network in Wewak said that the province has so many big plans which lies ahead of it and the landing of the cable is very timely as there will be a lot of development projects happening in East Sepik province.

He said currently Boram hospital is under construction and will cost about K100 million and will be upgraded to becoming a referral hospital in the Momase region.

“I am also happy to announce that the Asian Development Bank will be assisting us to build a hospital in my district at the cost of K25million.

“This service that came in will provide cheaper and will better service to the people and we appreciate this service,” he said.

Mr Wapunai added that the K340 million loan for agriculture given by the European Union for agriculture projects in East and West Sepik provinces are on feasibility studies and once they are done the funds will be distributed and thats when change is going to take place.

“When this service is here they will use this service to go the for an extra mile. We are at a time bomb where everything is happening at the same time”, he added..

“Let’s all work together as East Sepik is a big province. Working together is very important and I appeal to the people to work together so whatever we do now the children here will benefit in the long run,” he said. Continue reading at https://postcourier.com.pg/east-sepik-welcomes-cable-project/ | Post Courier

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