Posted By Staff Reporter : www.pngfacts.com
One of the Papua New Guinea's founding fathers and Senior Statesman, Sir Pita Lus has died at the Sir Pita Lus Memorial Hospital (Maprik Hospital) in his Maprik District this morning.
PNG Agriculture and Livestock Minister and Maprik MP John Simon, confirmed the passing of Sir Pita to NBC News .
Mr. Simon says that he is lost for words but is grateful that his District has farewell Sir Pita and his wife well during the country's 46th year of Independence in Maprik.
Minister Simon also says that the District is now making preparations to charter a plane to fly into Hayfield, to bring the body of late Sir Pita Lus to the funeral home in Port Moresby, as they work on other funeral arrangements.
NBC News / PNGfacts
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