Grand Chief Sir Bob Bofeng Dadae

GG Congratulates Soccer Team

The Governor General and Lady Emeline Dadae had earlier shared a short video on the

Government House Facebook page cheering and congratulating the women’s soccer team for advancing to the final match with Fiji.

Grand Chief Sir Bob, a soccer fan and enthusiast, has been following the women’s team’s progress closely and watching every match on television.  

G-G Sends Well Wishes to Queen

On behalf of the People and Government of Papua New Guinea, Sir Bob Dadae conveyed his sincere well wishes for the Queen’s recovery. He said it is heartening to note that Her Majesty has been vaccinated and is confident of her full recovery.

“Our well wishes for a speedy recovery also go out to Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall of the coronavirus and it is our earnest prayer and hope that Her Majesty recovers fully soon,” the Governor General said.

G-G Swears In PSC Commissioners

They are Judith Stenis and Joseph Aka. They will serve as Commissioners of the Public Services Commission for a period of five years.

Stenis was appointed acting Commissioner in October 2020. Her appointment as Commissioner today follows the revocation of that earlier appointment.

The appointment of the two commissioners by the PSC Appointments Committee has been gazetted in the National Gazette. PSC Chairman, Apeo Sione attended and witnessed the swearing in ceremony.

 

GG’s Message At 33rd ELC PNG Synod

Speaking at the closing of the 33rd Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church at Sir John Guise Stadium yesterday, Sir Bob called on the Papua New Guinea’s Lutheran faithful to also work together with the leadership of the Church and not allow their differences of opinion cause division and dissention among themselves.

G-G Swears In Justice Mogish

Justice Panuel Marangas Mogish was appointed by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission to be a judge of the National and Supreme Courts for a period of 10 years commencing this year. This follows a special meeting held by the Judicial and Legal Service Commission in August.

At a brief swearing in ceremony at the Government House this morning, Justice Mogish recited before the Governor General the Declaration of Office, Declaration of Loyalty and Judicial Declaration.

New judges sworn in

Justice Jacinta Joan Murray was appointed by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission as a Judge of the Supreme and National Courts of Justice for a period of 10 years, commencing on the date she makes the Declaration of Office.

GG pledges to support cancer initiatives

He said whilst poor lifestyle choices is a contributing factor, the non-availability of cancer treatment facilities and equipment means many people cannot access treatment to control the disease.

Addressing the management of Lae’s Angau Memorial Hospital recently, the Governor General made know his intention to support the hospital and its initiatives to acquire cancer treatment equipment.

“Cancer cannot be cured, but it can be controlled. So we need facilities for that. We badly need oncologists in the country also,” he stated.

GG calls on PNGeans to register

Grand Chief Sir Bob Bofeng Dadae said the PNG NID project, currently underway for all public servants to register, will enable the National Government to determine the exact population of the country and plan infrastructure development accordingly.

“There are benefits to registering in that it enables citizens to access government services and most importantly, to have a national identity as a Papua New Guinean citizen,” stated the GG.