Jayapura, Jubi – Papua Provincial Government welcomed Detective Inspector Tim Haughey who is the Regional Liaison Officer for Illegal Immigration of the New Zealand Embassy on Monday (1/8/2016).
During the visit, he met the Provincial Assistant for Economic and People Welfare Affaires Elia Loupatty, who was accompanied by the Head of Papua Border and Foreign Affairs Agency Suzana Wanggai and the Head of Papua National Unity Politics Agency Musa Isir in his office.
After the meeting, Loupatty said they discussed the progress of development in Papua.
“They asked about the progress of Special Autonomy implementation as well as the implementation development including the alignment of the Central Government, particularly in line with the development in Papua,” Loupatty told reporter in Jayapura, Papua.
Mr. Haughey also sought more information about health care and infrastructure in Papua.
“We explained about what have been done and achieved until now, off course this is not perfect but need to continuously improve,” he said.
He said through such a visit would promote understanding about problems in Papua.
“In addition, they also asked a lot about the implementation of road construction, we took an example of the focus of development in the highland area,” he added.
Meanwhile the Head of Papua Border and Foreign Affairs Agency Ms. Wanggai said Haughey wanted to directly observe the development progress as well as the problems facing by Papua.
“In addition to development, health, education and infrastructure were also become their concern,” said Wanggai.
She expected this visit could bring an opportunity for Papua, particularly for the development, health, education and infrastructure. (*/rom)