Raminai visits PNG Olympic Committee

Vice Minister for Sports, Wesley Raminai paid a courtesy visit to the office of the PNG Olympic Committee to familiarise with the leading sporting organisation going forward.

The Vice Minister was met by PNG Olympic Committee President, Sir John Dawanincura and Secretary General, Auvita Rapilla.

He was taken on a tour of the office meeting senior management and staff of the organization.

Sir John welcomed the Vice Minister and thanked him for taking time to visit the home of Team PNG, also extending his thanks to the Prime Minister and Sports Minister, Peter O’Neill.

The Minister was later given a comprehensive brief on the PNG Olympic Committee with a further discussion about PNG Olympic Committee’s programmes and partnership with the government and stakeholders.

General Secretary of the PNGOC, Auvita Rapilla concluded the meet saying, the Government is an important partner of the PNG Olympic Committee and they are delighted with the opportunity to meet with the Vice Minister, and discuss important issues.

Sophie Yaruso