Marape responds to issues raised by Governor Haiveta over delays to LNG project

Tuesday 26 May 2020 Prime Minister James Marape today noted  Gulf Governor Chris Haiveta’s concerns over  resource project delays, particularly in regard to the P’nyang LNG project. “Unlike in the past where Prime Ministers and powerful parliamentarians have bulldozed through long term project agreements, where the State gives too much away in terms of revenue

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 

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

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,