Grand Chief Sir Bob Bofeng Dadae

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.