dedication service

NDOH dedicates year to service

Staff attended the service which was held at the department headquarters at Aopi Centre. The Minister for Health, Dr Lino Tom, could not attend as he was ill.

The theme of this year’s dedication service was “Be Holy for I am Holy” from 1 Peter 1:16.

Guest Speaker, Pastor Jessy Peter from the Marimari Lutheran Church delivered the sermon. Pastor Peter said health is a ministerial department, and this event provided an opportunity for everyone to minister the love of God through honest work, for God’s Glory, and for service to the people.

Central Province privileged

“Education started here in Central Province because Missionaries came here in Central Province. In many ways we were fortunate and advanced unlike many parts of PNG. It was demonstrated in our development indicated in those times,” said Governor Peter at today’s dedication service.

“As a province here we did build assets, human administration, assets in business with our political leaders and over the years to make sure Central Province was the best performing. Unfortunately, over the years we had leaders that sold our assets limiting us to limited internal revenue.

Partnership is rooted in God

General Secretary of PNG Council of Churches, Reverend Roger Joseph, shared a sermon about partnership in the work of public servants and how partnership is rooted in God.

The theme for the dedication service is ‘Where God guides, He provides. Diverse but in Unity we can transform Central Province’.

CPG Dedication service

The theme for the dedication service is ‘Where God guides, He provides. Diverse but in Unity we can transform Central Province’.

Provincial Administrator, Francis Koaba said the theme should be considered by individual officers in the sector and taken seriously in order to move forward.

Governor for Central Province, Rufina Peter, acknowledged the work of the officers in the sector.

ENB launch 2023 academic year

This year is the 12th year for the province to celebrate the opening of the academic year.

The occasion themed, "Focuses on quality and inclusive education" was hosted by the Gazelle District at George Brown Secondary School.

Acting Provincial Administrator, Levi Mano reminded teachers to uphold integrity and be serious about providing quality education to children.

Mr Mano who is also the acting chairman for the Provincial Education Board told teachers that they are the fundamental part of a child's upbringing.

Teachers urged to be committed

Eastern Highlands Province Education Advisor, Albert Wesley urged teachers to shape up and be committed in teaching in this academic year. 

Wesley encouraged teachers to be vigilant and serious about their profession to produce a positive outcome. 

“We expect teachers to be committed in their profession. We don’t want to see teachers go to college and are on pay but are doing nothing so education division is trying its very best to make sure that teachers must be competitive and committed,” he stated. 

WNB public servants commit to serve

The dedication service was witnessed by provincial government officials, families and church members.

Public Servants challenged to perform

PM Marape was the keynote speaker at the Public Service Dedication Service today at the Sir John Guise Indoor Stadium in Port Moresby.

PM Marape opened his speech by recounting his experience during the last week travelling across the country visiting extremely remote and most neglected people and places.

Prime Minister James Marape reminisced his experience with the remote places he visited recently.

Rev. Koloma Encourages UPNG

Reverend Koloma Makewin encouraged students and staff of the University of Papua New Guinea to have faith in God.

“If God is intending that you become exceptional, I encourage you not just to add up to the numbers, but to make a difference,” said Reverend Koloma.

He also challenged the students that if they are to strive for academic excellence, they must also strive for moral excellence.

The Reverend also encouraged the students to attend fellowship and faith organizations where the Bible and the Word of God is preached.

First ever service for mining ministry

The dedication service was attended by all staff of the Mineral Resources Authority and the Chamber of Mines and Petroleum.

During the event, Mining Minister Johnson Tuke urged them to serve Papua New Guineans diligently every day.

“We must serve our people diligently and be faithful in what we do,” he said.

“Regardless of what position you take in the company, we all must work together and focus on our main visions and goals.”