GUADALCANAL CONCLUDED FIRST WEEK OF MEETING
The Guadalcanal Provincial Assembly has successfully concluded its first week of meeting.
A statement by the Guadalcanal Provincial Communication Unit said Premier Anthony Veke has adjourned the meeting until 9am Monday 22nd August 2016.
Speaker to the Assembly Hon. Abel Arabola said the first week was a successful week with the formation of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and the election of a Deputy Speaker.
Hon. Arabola said the business committee is now preparing next week’s order paper.
Businesses for next week’s sitting includes tabling of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report, Financial Statement Audit 2013-2014, Revised budget, Business and Hawkers Licence (2014) Amendment Bill, Service Based Operation Manual, the Guadalcanal Women Division Policy and the bi-annual report 2016.
Hon. Arabola said the Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) $7.8 million will be inserted and factored into the main provincial budget during the revised budget.
Meanwhile, Clerk to Assembly Mr Mark Gatu was satisfied with the MPAs overall attendance and contributions.