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Direct airline from PNG to Indonesia could include Fiji and Solomons

Direct airline from PNG to Indonesia could include Fiji and Solomons

Updated 20 June 2013, 16:34 AEST

Solomon Islands and Fiji are likely to benefit from the new Air Services agreement signed by Papua New Guinea and Indonesia during this week's visit to Jakarta by PNG's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill.

Around 80 PNG business people accompanied Prime Minister O'Neill on the trip.

It the first State visit to Indonesia by a PNG leader and the first major business mission to in more than 20 years.

John Leahy, President of the PNG Chamber of Commerce and Industry told Jemima Garrett the proposed new direct air-link between PNG and Indonesia is a very exciting development.

Presenter: Jemima Garrett

Speaker:John Leahy, President of the PNG Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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