PNG Games Committee gets funding

first_imgAccording to Sports and APEC Minister Justin Tkatchenko, the sports ministry has presented K5 million to the preparation for 7th PNG Games in Kimbe which the PNG Games Committee had collected two weeks ago .“Due to complaints of delay in construction, this funds will help them for the new mini stadium and also assist them to upgrade their facilities and building new sporting facilities for the Games in November,” says Tkatchencko.“The money is from the K60 million of the Pacific Games Authority savings where K20 million was used for upgrading facilities for the FIFA and OFC football matches while K5 million was given to the PNG Games Committee for the PNG Games in Kimbe,” Tkatchenko added.Adding that the West New Britain Governor Sasindran Muthuvel also pumped in K50 million from the provincial budget alone to facilitate and host the event.The funds will be used to upgrade school facilities as most schools in the area will be accommodating provincial teams and athletes.The WNB Host Organizing Committee is working to meet deadline as they are coordinate all preparation and works  set before officially opening of  the PNG Games on November 26.last_img read more