3 Aug 2012

Two Highlands governors declared in PNG

3:02 pm on 3 August 2012

Two more Highlands regional seats have been declared as vote-counting in Papua New Guinea's general election has finished for all but three seats.

Peter Ipatas of the People's Party has retained his Enga Provincial seat for a fourth term.

Paias Wingti of the People's Democratic Movement has won back Western Highlands Provincial.

After losing at the previous election in 2007, he beat Tom Olga of the Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party to return to parliament for 6th Term.