The University of Papua New Guinea will host the much-anticipated panel discussion on the rising issues affecting the country today Wednesday 5th of April at the UPNG main campus New Lecture Theater.
The program will start today at 3pm to 6pm. UPNG SRC President Luther Kising said, the Prime Minister James Marape and the Opposition leader Joseph Lelang have approved to be on the hot seats for the panel discussion.
They already have the SRC presidents from the other universities on ground which includes the University of Technology, Divine Word University, Western Pacific University, University of Goroka, Institute of Business Studies University and the Pacific Adventist University on ground.
The main issues they will cover are lawlessness in the country (Law & Order issues), inflation rates and unemployment rates.
This is strictly for the students and not open to the public.
“We are going to basically provide some of the information of the issues that are currently affecting the country and the people to the Prime Minister and the Opposition leader and ask them to give some feedback on that.”
“And from there we will make recommendations and ask the government to to provide some of the information or steps that they are taking into place to look into the problems. ”
Kising said this is a very important event and he is looking forward to it because this will provide information to the country and also educate and inform our people of what’s going on in the country.
“Some people do not know what’s going on in the country so through this platform, we hope that we get the people who are running the country and managing the economy as well as the opposition side to come and discuss so that we inform and educate our people on what’s going on.”