NCD police on alert

Police in Port Moresby will be on alert in light of unauthorised protests by union groups today.

NCD Metropolitan police commander Ben Turi says his personnel will be out and about today to monitor the streets of the capital. This is to also ensure that opportunists do not take advantage of the situation.

The streets of Port Moresby are quiet this morning however, it is anticipated that the unions will gather at the Jack Pidik Park to go over some outstanding issues that they want the government to address.

Loop PNG was told that the union groups, following a resolution at a meeting held yesterday, will hold a public forum to go over their issues to be raised to the government.

Port Moresby residents are advised to go about their normal daily activities as the day progresses.

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Julianna Waeda