12/05/2023 08:53 PM | Click to read full article
Papua New Guinea (PNG) Foreign Minister Justin Tkatchenko said he was resigning amid a controversy over the cost and size (30 people) of the country's delegation to the coronation of King Charles III in London. Each delegate had a $14,000 allowance to cover hotels and airfares. Many are saying the money would have been better spent on hospitals. US President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are due on May 22 for what will be a historic visit.