30 Aug 2017

Re-elected PNG government lays out priorities

From , 3:05 pm on 30 August 2017

Fixing an ailing economy and a broken health system, as well as addressing corruption are among the stated priorities of Papua New Guinea's re-elected government.

Following the recent general election the People's National Congress leader Peter O'Neill was earlier this month re-installed by parliamentarians as Prime Minister.

After an increasingly controversial six years in charge, Mr O'Neill and his PNC cohorts are hoping for a clean slate to address some nagging problems.

Johnny Blades filed this report.

PNG PM Peter O'Neill

PNG PM Peter O'Neill Photo: AFP / Peter Parks