PNG Fashion & Design Week received a boost sponsorship package of K10, 000 from the PHA Health Assurance Company Ltd for it’s first-ever Virtual Runway 2021.
Founder & director of PNG Fashion & Design Week Janet Sios thanked the health company for coming on board and support our local designers in bringing out their culturally inspired designs.
Sios said it is a very challenging time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they are grateful and want to acknowledge the PHA chairman Mr. Raj Juta and his team for this timely support.”
“The production team has completed the filming of designers in Kokopo, East New Britain and Kavieng, New Ireland.”
“The team are preparing for Popondetta, Oro, Alotau, Milne Bay, Goroka, EHP and Chimbu filming.”
“However, we still need assistance from the provincial governments who have pledged to support filming of the designers representing the provinces,” Mrs. Sios said.
PHA Health Assurance Company Ltd’s operations manager Niroshan Dissanayake on behalf of the chairman presented the cheque to Mrs. Sios.
Niroshan said the company is delighted to support such a great initiative that is impacting more and more Papua New Guineans in design and fashion industry.
Mrs. Sios said this sponsorship is the beginning of the long-term partnership going forward.