Solomon Islands and PNG Conclude Border Talks

3/7/09

Senior officials from Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands concluded their 3rd Joint Border Committee Meeting in Buka, Bougainville in Papua New Guinea last week.  The meeting brought together Senior Government officials, Border officials, Law Enforcement Officials and traditional chiefs of the two countries and discussed cooperative issues in jointly managing their common border. In opening the meeting, Acting President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Patrick Nisira stated that the developments along the common border, especially illegal activities, are of common concern for the Autonomous Bougainville Government.

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