Businessman and party leader for Future of PNG Party Dr. Sergey Mosin pledged to the residents of Air Niugini village at 6 mile in Port Moresby that he will work towards boosting job employment and improve standard of living by lifting the minimum wage should he be mandated by the people of Moresby North-East this election.
Dr. Mosin said this week during his mini-rally to outline his plans for the Moresby North East Electorate.
He said that in order to do this, a lot effort will be needed to address this issues.
He said that even though there is still much work to be done, he is willing to put his head down and work for the people if they appoint him.
Dr. Sergey and members of his campaign committee were present at the rally, were he urged the residents of the estate to make the right decision come poll day.
A community leader Mr. Michael Warpit said that in the last 36 years, no member of parliament and even governor has ever set foot in the compound.
“As you can see, we are a forgotten community in the Moresby North-East Electorate. We have seen many leaders enter the floor of parliament and none have ever come to our community. Not even the Governor” he said.
He stated that even petitions were sent to the government but so far nothing. There has never been a positive response. He added that the communal field which the rally was held was almost lost to the government after the lands department tried to take away from the community.
Dr Mosin also outlined his career path from whence he came from, that is his homeland Russia.
After graduating with a degree in thermodynamics, he then enlisted in the Army, as it was compulsory for all Russians to serve 3 years.
After being injured in Afghanistan, he returned home to Russia where he found employment in different ministries of the government where he would apply his expertise.
Due to medical conditions he had to relocate to somewhere more humid.
He first travelled to Singapore and Malaysia before learning about PNG and eventually settling here. Dr. Mosin added that he noticed the living conditions of many ordinary citizens to be sub-standard.
“Even with a vast amount of resources, the people live in very challenging conditions,” Dr. Mosin stated.
He compared the country to others in the region and stated that good governance is what the people need. He further reiterated that after spending 30 years in the country, he is putting his hand up to represent the electorate that he loves.
“I have lived at 9 mile for over 15 years and would like to bring change to the people,” he said.