PNG former prime minister

Papua New Guinea’s Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare in palliative care

Sir Michael’s family released a statement following numerous enquiries and they thought it “best to be forthright so the public knows the exact extent of this terrible illness.”

“It is with sadness that I advise on behalf of the Somare Family the serious illness pancreatic cancer that has befallen our father Sir Michael, it is at a critical stage and we as a family along with his medical teams are giving him the utmost care in Port Moresby that he deserves.”