King Charles III

King’s birthday holiday to be observed on June 16

The Chief Secretary to Government, Ivan Pomaleu, announced this change late yesterday evening.

“Earlier this evening, the NEC made the decision to correct the confusion surrounding the date. This announcement concludes a long and protracted wait on Buckingham Palace to confirm the official birthday for King Charles III.”

Buckingham Palace reveals details of King Charles III's coronation. What we know about the three-day celebration

Here's how the three-day celebration will pan out, according to plans revealed by Buckingham Palace on Saturday. 

Formal ceremony takes place on May 6
The grand coronation ceremony for King Charles and his wife Camilla will take place on the morning of Saturday, May 6. 

It will take place at London's Westminster Abbey and will follow the traditional pageantry used for anointing monarchs during the past 1,000 years.

GG Conveys King Charles’ New Year Message

Grand Chief Sir Bob received the King's well wishes on the eve of New Year last Saturday.

Below is the King's Message:

As we start a New Year, my family and I wanted to send to you and the people of Papua New Guinea our warmest good wishes.  This brings you and all the people of Papua New Guinea every blessing for 2023.

Charles R

Grand Chief Sir Bob has conveyed on behalf of the country and people, his New Year well wishes to the King and Queen Consort and the Royal Family.