Posted By Staff Reporter
Seven Political Party Secretaries and Presidents received funding for this year at the Office of the Registrer for Political Parties & Candidates today.
The Electoral Commissioner and Head of the Office Dr Alphonse Gelu were present to hand over the cheques to the party secretaries.
Each party received K10, 000 for this year but this will increase to K20, 000 next year per recent changes made to the Organic Law On the Integrity of Political Parties and Candidates.
The Seven parties are: People’s Movement for Change, Our Development Party, National Alliance Party, PNG party, United Resource Party, Star Alliance Party and New Generation Party.
The remaining parties will receive their funding on Tuesday next week.
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