Eight heads of government departments and agencies today signed their respective four-year employment contracts before Governor- General, . Grand Chief Sir Bob Bofeng, Dadae, at Government House, Port Moresby.
They include: Ms. Taies Sansan, Secretary, Department of Personnel Management, effective from December 6, 2019; Mr: David Manning, Commissioner of Police & Secretary Department of Police, effective from December 3 2019; Mr. Stephen Pokanis, Commissioner, Correctional Service of PNG; Mr. John Akipe, Secretary, Department of Defence; Mr. David Manau ,Secretary, Department of Petroleum & Energy; Mr. Benjamin Samson, Secretary, Department of Lands & Physical Planning; Mr. Joe Itaki, Director General, National Youth Development Authority ; and Mr. Moses N. Kaugl , Papua New Guinea’s ,Ambassador, to Japan, with concurrent accreditation to International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO).
Their appointments were approved by the National Executive Council and cleared by the Office of the State Solicitor before gazettal. The ceremony was witnessed by Secretary Sansan and Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ms. Barbara Age.