Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Papua New Guinean elections has said that though there have been problems with polling, the legal architecture for the event is sound.

The election is drawing to a close after three weeks of voting in the pacific nation, though a problems with the electoral roll has prevent thousands of people from voting – prompting the commonwealth observer group to call for an urgent review after the election to improve the roll’s accuracy in its interim statement.

Sir Anand Satyanand  says that PNG needs to look to the future in bettering its electoral process.