Minister Duban said this on Thursday while commenting on the need for people to celebrate independence in a true Madang way.
Duban said next year Madang District Development Authority (MDDA) will put K200,000 for independence celebration to bring together the people of Madang district from three three LLG’s Ambenob, MULLG and Transgogol.
He said next year will be bigger and better and people will celebrate in a true Madang way and with music, traditional and singsing festival.
He said this year the Kalibobo mini show at Madang Rotary Park on September 16 has brought crowd all over Madang town and next year will be bigger and better with another K100,000 added on top.
Duban thanked the people of Madang to celebrate this Independence peacefully without major incidents and problems.