Colonel Mark Goina

Goina Is PNGDF Chief

He takes over from former Commander, now retired Major General Gilbert Toropo, who now moves on to take up the post of High Commissioner to New Zealand.

Present to officiate the proceedings was Prime Minster, James Marape who congratulated Major General Goina and his family and encouraged members of the force to work together to serve the people.

“In these COVID-19 times, our nation needs a Defence Force that is highly disciplined, operationally effective and capable of meeting the many and varied national security issues that afflict our nation.