Government

PNG National Government


The GoPNG is the democratically elected government of the people of Papua New Guinea.

The parliamentary offices are located in Port Moresby in the National Capital District. In 1995 the GoPNG granted LGL a 40 year Mining Lease. It is a signatory to the Integrated Benefits Package, and has signed both a Memorandum of Understanding and a Memorandum of Agreement with the people of Lihir and LGL.

New Ireland Provincial Government


The NIPG is the democratically elected government of the people of New Ireland Province.

The Provincial Government Offices are located in the provincial capital of Kavieng. Since mining commenced the NIPG has been the direct recipient of around 95 million kina in royalties alone. This does not include additional revenue generated by the increased economic activity the mine has brought to the region. The current Governoor is Sir Julius Chan.

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