Pacific Games Council gives Mini Games the thumbs up

The Pacific Games Council is anticipating a successful Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu in December, after completing a final inspection visit in Port Vila last week.

Council President Vidhya Lakhan and CEO Andrew Minogue attended a joint meeting of the Van2017 Pacific Mini Games Authority, chaired by the Minister of Sport, Seule Simeon, and the Games Organising Committee, where the final Games delivery plans and arrangements were approved.

Mr Lakhan also received a briefing from Van2017 CEO Clint Flood.

He was very pleased with the state of preparations and said all stakeholders have worked together to deliver the sporting venues and operational plans on schedule.

"Everything is looking good. I had the opportunity to visit Korman Stadium and all the other facilities that will be used for the Games - they're all looking good," he said.

"The government is fully supportive of the work that is been carried out by the Games Organising Committee and I also met the Chinese Ambassador".

The Korman Stadium complex, which will host the bulk of the Mini Games sporting calendar, is to be formally handed over from the contractors to Games organisers this week.


Photo: Supplied/Van2017 The indoor stadium at the Korman Complex in Port Vila.