Indian Prime Minister flew in last night for FIPIC

The Prime Minister for the Republic of India, His Excellency, Shri Narendra Modi, arrived in Port Moresby last night for the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) summit.

Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, Samoa Prime Minister, Hon. Fiame Naomi Mataafa, Vanuatu Prime Minister, Hon. Alatoi Ismael Kalsakau, and New Caledonia President, His Excellency Louis Mapou, as well as other Pacific Island leaders, arrived after lunch yesterday for the summit.

The Indian Prime Minister and his delegation were welcomed at the APEC terminal at Jackson International Airport by PNG traditional dancing groups. Indian nationals living in the National Capital District also turned up in numbers at the APEC terminal to welcome their Prime Minister.

Police Commissioner David Manning said security personnel for the summit comprise Papua New Guinea Defense Force personnel, Correctional Services and members of the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary.

Prime Minister James Marape receiving the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Jackson’s International Airport in Port Moresby.

he members of the PNGDF 1RPIR, Charlie Company and Admin support at the APEC terminal providing the guard of honour to the Indian Prime Minister, His Excellency, Shri Narendra Modi on his arrival at the Apec Terminal at the Jackson’s International Airport in Port Moresby

Members of the PNG dancing group ready to welcome the Leaders of the Pacific Islands.