05/05/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/04/2021 20:27
NARI will remember the late Grand Chief Sir Mi-chael Thomas Somare for his lasting leadership and more particularly a historical event which he attended. On November 10, 2003, as Prime Minister, Sir Michael Somare was invited to the official com-missioning of Kana Aburu Haus and Sir Alkan Tololo Research Centre in Lae, Morobe province.
The then Head of European Commission Anthony Crasner and late Sir Michael Thomas Somare offi-cially commissioned the new building and the re-search centre. The Kana Aburu Haus was built at a cost of K3million.
The late Michael Thomas Somare Officially renamed the new building saying, 'I now declare the Bubia Station, as Sir Alkan Tololo Research Centre'.