Governor General of Papua New Guinea

GG empowers Team PNG

Meaning “Never Say Die” or “Never Give Up,” from one of the main dialects in the Morobe province, it was the main message to Team PNG from the Governor General of Papua New Guinea, Sir Bob Dadae.

Sir Bob encouraged athletes to be confident in themselves and not be intimidated by other athletes or teams from other countries.

“Be confident. Believe in yourself. Focus on what you came here to do,” he said.

GG executes Puma, PNG Customs deed of settlement

The deed of settlement is over unpaid goods and services tax for an amount of K40 million.

Attempts to settle the dispute through arbitration proceeding registered by Puma Energy with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute based in New York were unsuccessful.

Costs associated with an international arbitration was also a factor in the parties now deciding to settle the matter on terms that both parties can agree on.