Minister Welcomes Hosting of Annual Treasurers Conference in Buin

Member for Baubauke and ABG Minister for Community Development, the Hon Jacob Toke MHR today welcomed news that that the Annual Treasurers Conference will proceed from 2 to 4 October 2018 in Buin, South Bougainville.

The conference, which brings together key national and sub national financial officials seeks to enhance learnings and understanding of financial management reform and best practice at the sub national level. The Minister for Finance, the Honourable James Marape MP will attend, together with Chief Secretary to the National Govenrment, Ambassador Issac Lupari and Secretary for Finance, Dr. Ken Ngangan. Senior officials from both the National Government and Provincial Treasuries will also accompany.

“l welcome the hosting of this important conference in Buin, South Bougainville” Minister Toke said.

Mr Toke noted that the conference provided an opportunity to showcase Buin to Papua New Guinea and the world.

“The Conference provides an excellent opportunity for the people of Buin to show the hospitality that the people of South Bougainville are famous for. With some 400 delegates attending, the Conference is a welcome economic boost and will ensure that

Buin is placed firmly on the map at the national and international level”, Minister Toke said.

The Conference will formally commence on the morning of Wednesday 3 October 2018 and will be held at the Buin High School.

I very much look forward to welcoming our important visitors to Buin, and for the Autonomous Bougainville Government to make an active contribution to this important conference”, Minister Toke said.


Hon. Jacob Toke, MHR

Minister for Community Government

Member for Baubauke

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