Biak, Jubi – The third conference of the Papuan Customary Council will be held on November 2, at Petrus Kafiar Building, in Samofa district, Biak Numfor, Papua, said a committee member of Byak indigenous council.
Yohanis Ronsumbre, a committee member of Byak Indigenous Council, said the schedule was determined after the chairman of Byak Indigenous Council, Yan Piet Yarangga, met the Papua Police on Tuesday, October 27 in Jayapura for permission.
“The conference will be definitely held in Biak because I have got permission. We believe this conference will run well and all participants of the seven indigenous territories in Papua will take part in this conference. Currently, our preparation is reaching 80 to 90 percent, “said Ronsumbre when contacted Jubi on Thursday (29/10/2015).
“Two areas that we have chosen to host conference are Lapago and Saireri. However, if Saireri, Biak is not ready Saireri, it can be held in Lapago, “said Bonay when delivering his speech at the opening plenary meeting of V DAB recently in Biak.
Earlier, chairman of Byak Traditional Council, Mananwir Beba Yan Piet Yarangga said Saireri is ready to host the third conference. He hoped that all Byak peoples support it, because the event will be bringing forth solutions in the perspective of development and solutions for development actors in Papua, including the government. (Marten Boseren)