Chief Secretary to Government Isaac Lupari revealed this today at the special departmental heads meeting in Port Moresby.
He challenged them to change their work ethics and improve their day to day attitude to work.
The special departmental heads meeting was to discuss the 2017 Budget implementation and key challenges.
Lupari said from the K13 billion government expenditures, K4 billion goes to paying of government employees wages.
He urged for a change in the public services work culture to meet the expectations of Papua New Guineans.