NCD Governor

Upgraded COVID-19 strategies for NCD

Responding to misinformation on social media, taskforce chairman and NCD Governor, Powes Parkop, said the COVID-19 pandemic is real.

“We must accept that it’s here. The sooner we accept and come to terms the better and faster we can respond and reduce and eliminate infection and transmission,” said Governor Parkop.

We can all help to stop the spread if we undertake the following protocol:

Work towards your goals, encourages Governor

In his New Year message, NCD Governor Powes Parkop said: “Make sure you keep the goals as simple as possible. Use the SMART strategy – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely.

“But, you can also be innovative and creative too. Whatever goals you set, make sure you work out the process needed to achieve them. Otherwise, 2020 will be just another 2019.

NCD Governor calls for responsibility

Speaking at the end of the Active City Development program’s weekly Walk and Yoga for Life at the Paga Hill Ring Road on Sunday, Parkop admitted that the Municipal Government, with the support from the National Government, cannot solve all the development challenges in the city alone.

Parkop supports Blockchain Pasifik

The Governor believes that this breakthrough technology which the event aims to promote is a vital stepping stone in the country’s development.

More details about this partnership will be revealed at an official press launch on July 3 where the Governor will make several major announcements.

Blockchain Technology is taking the digital world by storm with its applications in digital currencies, ledger structures, decentralised identity, markets, and basically any working system or information that can be stored and operated via this decentralised database.

Parkop responds to St John attack

He understands that the number of police personals requested for the Fun Run was inadequate due to availability and suggested private security firms to be involved in the future.

The Governor further suggested for organizers in such big events to do more awareness in the community so they can understand better the purpose of the event so they respect it.

 

 

Parkop calls for PM to address ‘Sports Politics’

Governor Parkop said it was a said situation in the country where popular sporting codes administrations had been politicised affecting the potential of PNG athletes.

Governor Parkop said in parliament today that “sports Politics’ at the administrative level severely impacted PNG’s competiveness in sports affecting young sports men and women.

He pointed out the codes Soccer and Rugby Union which in the recent past made headlines over its administrations.

NCDC supports youth wave

The K20,000 cheque was presented in a conference yesterday in Port Moresby.

A pledge that was made by Governor Parkop during the Inter Youth Wave was honoured yesterday in a conference and presented to the chairman, Thomas Hola.

Governor Parkop said the cheque presentation signifies the building of a partnership with young people from the different denominations in the city.

He said this is a partnership that is slowly starting, believing that it will be critical to achieving the outcome set out for the future of the city.

VIDEO: PNG china commitment

NCD Governor, Powes Parkop, has expressed his appreciation to the Government and people of China for its assistance to the capital city.

Parkop appreciates assistance

Governor Parkop said this during hand over of the International Convention Centre to Government and the launching of the China APEC road projects in NCD.

He said NCD has been host to many of the Chinese Governments assistance and has welcomed the ICC handover, the Poreporena Highway rehabilitation and the six-lane Government Boulevard.

 “Over the years we have witnessed growing relationship in trade and investment, in development, AID between our respective countries.

Don’t deviate from the issue: Yama

Yama raise this point after Parkop made comments about Madang province being thrown to the ‘dogs’.

In a heated explanation from NCD Governor Powes Parkop explaining the tender process and awarding of the contract, he went ahead and mentioned that the once beautiful Madang Province is no longer safe for people to visit.

He said Madang MP, Bryan Kramer, must have interest in solving law and order issues in Madang and not in NCD.

However, his comments triggered Governor Yama to seek a point of order telling Parkop to not deviate from the real issue.