27 March 2014
By Aloysius Laukai in Hutjena
The two-days Bougainville women’s forum this afternoon started getting recommendations on the future if the Panguna mine.
The women started presentations starting with South Bougainville, Central and North Bougainville.
On the Presentations, the Buin district women fully supported the ABG by recommending the immediate reopening of the mine but with conditions and for a certain period of time.
The women of Buin wanted funds from the mine and re-invested into Agriculture,Fisheries and Tourism.
The presentation by the Siwai women also supported the reopening but demanded other social issues that goes with the mine re opening.
Bana women also wanted the mine reopening but gave conditions.