Parliament to resume at 2pm

Parliament will be sitting today at 2pm today specifically for the deliberation of the Earthquake Restoration Authority Act.

Once approved by Parliament the Act will lead the way for social and economic reconstruction and restoration of provinces impacted by the magnitude 7.5 earthquake on February 26.

The Act will be tabled with the report on where the Government is in terms of achieving the relief support.

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said once endorsed, the Act will be up and running as soon as possible.

He explained that the relief committee effort will be transferred to the Restoration Authority.

Disaster Emergency Controller, Dr William Hamblin will be in charge of the Authority. 

Freddy Mou