Immigration and Border Security Minister Petrus Thomas yesterday awarded Papua New Guinea citizenship to 62 West Papuans residing in Vanimo. Thomas, in his speech to the former West Papuans, said: “You have waited for all this time for 30 to…
Pato reaffirms PNG’s position on West Papua to Jakarta

Papua new Guinea’s Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato says he has reaffirmed his country’s support for Indonesian control of West Papua. PNG foreign minister Rimbink Pato meets his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi in Indonesia, 19 July 2018 Photo: Rimbink Pato office…
MSG Foreign Ministers conclude talks in Port Moresby

THE 21st Melanesian Spearhead Group Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) concluded in Port Moresby on Tuesday with a number of decisions to be considered by Leaders, who will convene on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 for their retreat. Key amongst the decisions…

Radio NZ – Vanuatu, Fiji and Samoa are among eight prescribed countries whose passport holders will be allowed to hold dual citizenship in Papua New Guinea. PNG’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration Rimbink Pato launched the PNG Citizenship and…

BY GORETHY KENNETH, Post Courier EIGHT countries have been allowed dual citizenship in Papua New Guinea, a historical moment announced by Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister Rimbink Pato yesterday. People of these prescribed countries Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa,…