Dedication service hosted for public servants

Hundreds of public servants from over 10 government departments in Port Moresby gathered today for a dedication service.

The service was hosted for the first time at the Sir john Guise Indoor Complex and facilitated by the Department of Community Development, Youth and Religion.

The event marked the official prayer and dedication year for all public servants throughout the country.

The theme for the dedication service was ‘Servants of God Chosen and Called to Serve’.

The ceremony was attended by Chief Secretary Isaac Lupari with all department heads to open the new public service year.

The event commenced with the National Anthem and Pledge led by the Correctional Service Band.

Chief Secretary Isaac Lupari in his address urged the public servants to get rid of bad habits and practices in order to effectively deliver health services.

Lupari said with major events coming up like the National Elections and 2018 APEC Leaders’ Summit, public servants must all work together to deliver.

He thanked all public servants for their dedication and hard work throughout the country.   

A recital of public service Oath of loyalty and service to the State was made led by Chief Magistrate Nerrie Eliakim before the dedication prayer led by Pastor Philip Vaki.

Quintina Naime