New Guinea Mourns The Death Of Former Prime Minister Sir Mekere Morauta

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 22, 2020)—today on behalf of the Government of the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement regarding the Death of Prime Minister Sir Mekere Morauta death “I want to convey my condolences and respect to former Prime Minister Sir Mekere Morauta’s family and the people of Papua New Guinea on his passing. Sir Mekere made invaluable contributions to the political and economic institutions of his country during his time in office. In this time of mourning, we extend our deepest sympathy and reassurances that the United States will long remember Sir Mekere as a leading statesman and dedicated public servant.

Source: Department of State

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