The Inter-Departmental Election Committee’s (IDEC) official government website: http://elections.info.gov.pg including the Toll Free number, 1800 500 are now zero- rated on all mobile operators in the country and fully operational.
IDEC Chairman and Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and National Executive Council, Ivan Pomaleu expressed his gratitude to Vodafone, Digicel, and Telikom /Bemobile for continuously supporting the government during such a national event.
The zero-rating now allows Papua New Guineans to access the website without any financial cost, especially without having data, to access the site.
Mr Pomaleu is encouraging citizens to visit the website and obtain verified relevant contents on the elections for their purpose, especially now, during this polling period.
Mr Pomaleu added that the Toll Free Number 1800500 is also zero-rated, where Papua New Guineans can call in free of charge, on any issues relating to the election process.
The Call Centre is located on Level 3 of Morauta Haus for the Joint Security Task Force towards the 2022 National General Election and headed by the Commissioner of Police.
Information about polling schedules and sites or election related incidents will be addressed by calling the Toll Free number.