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PAPUA NEW GUINEA - STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER, THE RT HON WILLIAM MCMAHON CH MP

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McMahon, William

Period of Service: 10/03/1971 to 05/12/1972

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Release Date: 18/07/1972

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 2644

FO R PRESS PA. No. 7/ 1972
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Statement by the Prime Minister, the Rt.
Hon. William McMahon, M. P.
The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon. William McMahon, is to
visit Paoua New Guinea during the first week in August. This
was announced in Canberra and Port Moresby tonight.
The visit is in response to an invitation to Mr. McMahon
rom the Chief Minister, Mr. Michael Somare, conveyed when
Mr. Somare was in Canberra in " ay.
The Prime Minister said that he was greatly looking
forward to his visit which would enable him to have discussions
with Mr. Somare and his Ministerial colleagues, and to visit
Papua New Guinea including Port Moresby and other centres.
Details of the itinerary are being discussed with the
Chief Minister and will be announced when completed.
CANBERRA, 18 July, 1972.

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