In a recent ground breaking ceremony for a new police station in Omili, Lae City, the company International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has kept its commitment towards supporting law and order in PNG.
Through it’s social responsibility arm ICTSI Foundation, the soon-to-rise PGK505,000 police facility will have separate cell blocks for men, women and juveniles, an ablution block, offices fully furnished with desks, chairs, computers, ceiling fans and a wall mounted TV. A women’s desk will likewise be put up to encourage female victims to seek assistance and file complaints.
ICTSI’s latest commitment in Omili follows through its earlier donation of a police facility in Malahang, also in Lae, last February 2019.
Similar to the one in Malahang, this new police facility will be a public-private partnership with the Ahi Hope Foundation in Lae, Hon. John Rosso, the Member for Lae and Minister for Lands, as well as the Lae City Authority.
The Minister for Police, Hon. Bryan Kramer was also present at the ceremony.
The construction of the police station will involve local contractors engaging community members, so the money goes back into the community, along with investments in human capital that goes along with it.