Governor General Sir Michael Ogio

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PM O’Neill express sadness at passing of GG Sir Michael Ogio

Prime Minster, Peter O’Neill, has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing of Governor General Sir Michael Ogio on Saturday afternoon.

Opposition Leader expresses sorrow at passing of Sir Michael Ogio

PM O’Neill express sadness at passing of GG Sir Michael Ogio

"It is with great sadness that I have been informed of the passing of the Governor-General of Papua New Guinea, the Late Sir Michael Ogio.”

 "As a nation and as a Government, we have prayed for His Excellency to return to good health, but this was not to be.’

"We now pray for the family of the late Sir Michael Ogio, and thank them for the commitment that Sir Michael gave to our country.”

Argentina willing to help PNG host APEC summit

That is the assurance given by Argentine new ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Hugo Javier Gobbi.

He made this comments on the occasion of his presentation of credentials to the Governor General Sir Michael Ogio, on Tuesday.

“The APEC Summit which you will host in 2018 is an example of the crucial role that your country is playing in the region.  Attended by the heads of state of the US, China, Japan and Russia, among others, the APEC summit is an extraordinary opportunity to show the world your capacity to organize a major event,” Javier Gobbi said.

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Governor General in a critical medical condition

Governor General Sir Michael Ogio, is now being treated in Australia after been medivaced from Port Moresby early morning.

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Governor General in a critical medical condition

In a statement from the Government House Sir Michael was taken to Pacific International Hospital (PIH) on Wednesday and underwent regular medical checks, however, his condition deteriorated and he was admitted at the hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU).

He was administered blood transfusion to stabilize his condition.

Sir Michael had undergone a coronary heart bypass surgery in Singapore in November last year. He has developed serious complications that warrant urgent medical treatment that is not available in the country.

​GG to lead prayer breakfast

Governor General Sir Michael Ogio will be giving the keynote address at the Parliament state function room.

Chairman of the Body of Christ, Rev. Joseph Walters, will be providing a perspective during the National Prayer Breakfast of the first anniversary of the KJV Bible.

Prime Minister Peter O'Neill is also expected to attend the prayer breakfast before proceeding to the ceremonial park in the Parliament front where he will give the keynote address.

Foreign heads of missions as well as Members of Parliament are in attendance at the breakfast as well.

Sir Michael Ogio reiterates message of old – ‘Lest We Forget’

Governor General Sir Michael said it is always a great honour and privilege to commemorate  Remembrance Day with the rest of Papua New Guinea in memory of the forefather's who had fought and the sacrifices they made during in WWII.

Judge Lindsay humbled by appointment

He was officially sworn in this morning at Government house by Governor General Sir Michael Ogio in the presence of Chief Justice Sir Salamo Injia, Deputy Chief Justice Sir Gibbs Salika and is family.

He said it is not easy to reach such high office and is humbled for the opportunity to serve the judiciary through his permanent appointment.

He has been in practise for 14 years and spent two years as an associate to a judge prior to his appointment.

Justice Lindsay’s appointment is for a term of 10 years and he will be posted to Mt Hagen as the third resident judge.