Marape says world class hospitals to be built in provinces out of COVID-19 pandemic experience

Thursday 21 May 2020 The government will build modern world class provincial hospitals in the 22 provinces and one major upgraded world class referral hospital in Port Moresby beginning next year into 2025, when the country celebrates 50 years of Independence. In addressing the Provincial Administrators meeting with COVID-19 State of Emergency Controller, David Manning 

Prime Minister repeatedly urges Papua New Guineans to be sensitive

 Tuesday 19 May 2020 Prime Minister . Hon. James Marape, has repeatedly urged  Papua New Guineans to remain  sensitive , despite  the country’s eight established coronavirus  (covid-19) cases so far. In  his  opening remarks  during  today’s press briefing on the government’s response to covid-19,   Mr Marape  urged every citizen and resident not to be    complacent.

NEC approves K2.3 million to fight African Swine Fever in the country

Tuesday 19 May 2020 The National Executive Council  has approved an initial K2.3 million towards the fight against the African Swine Fever (ASF) incursion in the country. The country’s biosecurity watch-dog,  National Agriculture Quarantine and Inspection Authority (NAQIA) ,announced the approval today, while beefing up bio-security check points. In acknowledging and thanking    Minister for Agriculture

Controller Warns Citizens to Observe Quarantine Protocols

Tuesday May 19 2020 CONTROLLER of the State of Emergency and Police Commissioner David Manning has issued a stern warning to citizens undergoing 14-days quarantine at various designated quarantine facility to strictly observe the quarantine protocols or face the consequences. Mr Manning said this following report of citizens repatriated from overseas and undergoing quarantine at

Heads of Departments and Agencies sign Employment Contracts

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,