Papua New Guinea imports 40 Maseratis to transport Apec delegates

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Government says cars will be on-sold to ‘private sector’ but citizens react in anger

Papua New Guineans have reacted with anger at its government importing a fleet of Maseratis to drive international delegates around the Apec conference next month, amid a health and poverty crisis, struggling economy, and ongoing efforts after a devastating earthquake.

The PNG government has defended its decision, expressing confidence that all 40 luxury cars will be bought by the “private sector” after the two-day event, leaving the government with no financial burden.

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Don’t even know where to start… This is ridiculous, our people deserve so much better. Can the whole country just boycott #APEC2018 and the delusional #PNG government!? https://t.co/BwAtKQIGvq

We can fly Maseratis from Milan to Port Moresby but we can’t provide Panadol at POMGen #PNG #KanakaBikplaSamtin pic.twitter.com/1SG2wxAzKU

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