Western Provincial Government Presents Paper

Western Provincial Government Presents Position Paper On Porgera Benefits

Governor for Western Province Hon Taboi Awi Yoto, this week presented his provincial government’s position paper, on the Porgera Mine Community Development Agreement (CDA) negotiation, to the Minister for Mining Hon Sir Ano Pala.

The presentation was made in Alotau Milnebay province this week, where the State Team, landowners and impacted communities just concluded CDA consultations.

In presenting the position paper to Minister Pala, Governor Yoto said in his introductory remarks, that his government’s position paper, presented terms on how much benefit they were seeking from the Porgera Project. He said this was for the use of their river systems as a means to disposing tailings waste from the Porgera Mine.

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