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Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Maasina Forum to pressurize government in progressing major development projects in Malaita

Malaita Maasina Forum says it will pressurize Government to do more in progressing forward the Bina Harbour and the Auluta Basin projects in the province.

General Secretary of the Forum William Gua says the Forum made this undertaking after having heard progress report on the Bina Harbour project from the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry.

He says while the Forum expects to call for a briefing on the proposed Auluta Basin Palm Oil project, the organisation wants to see physical evidence of real development progress on the two major projects.

Mr Gua says Government wants to develop Bina Harbour into a free marketing Port area while Auluta Basin into an oil palm industry.

He says the two projects will be major developments creating employment opportunities for hundreds of people in Malaita province.

Meanwhile, Mr Gua says Malaita Maasina Forum appeals to land owning groups on Malaita to

Source: SIBC

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