Madang Provincial Government

Madang Administration needs to reset: Aloi

This is according to Acting Provincial Administrator, Daniel Aloi when meeting with sector heads recently. 

At the meeting, many concerns were raised by sector heads such as the inability to expand and spend money according to their projects and programs, let alone Madang’s law and order issues, and health and education sector scorecards.

The meetings held last week briefed Mr. Aloi on the situation at hand and which issues need prompt attention and action. Amongst other concerns raised was not having visibility of sector funds and funding disbursements over the years. 

MoU signed to progress ‘Gandep Project’

The MOU was signed between the Middle Ramu District Development Authority (MRDDA), Melanesian Evangelical Church of Christ in PNG Inc., Transform the Nations Ltd and Madang Provincial Government yesterday at the Madang Lodge.

The Gandep Project is captured in MRDDA’s five-year development plan 2023-2027 and is a strategic partnership with the international churches to implement not only the project but work together to roll out the 5-year development  plan in compliance with the laws of PNG.

Pariwa keen on moving sports

Governor for Madang, Ramsey Pariwa when closing the Momase Regional Youth Games, said from next year and onwards, a budget will be set aside for sports in all districts.

This comes as a pathway for change in Madang for youths to embark on.

Pariwa said not only can sports decrease law and order issues, but through sports, SMEs, cultures and tourism is promoted. He encouraged youths to take up sports in each of their districts.

Negeri to Manipur road to be upgraded

Office of the Governor of Madang, Ramsy Pariwa facilitated the much-needed maintenance work in preparation for the ELC-PNG Madang District Church Conference, which will be hosted by the Begesin circuit at Manupir mission station.

Members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of PNG expressed their appreciation and gratitude to the Office of the Governor.

The road will be the main access to the station and will be used by the Lutheran Christians during the conference.

‘Hire and Fire’ powers recalled to DPM

This is the first time since taking office, that the Governor is making a statement on various issues affecting Madang Province, and on the appointment and termination of public servants.

Pariwa express concern at capacity issues

Governor Ramsey Pariwa who was part of Minister Maru’s delegation to Thailand last week expressed concern at the lack of infrastructures such as road accessibility, electricity problem and lack of water supply in the country.

“Thai companies have expressed interest to invest in PNG, if we are able to provide land, electricity, bridges, roads wharfs and enabling infrastructures,” he said.  

The Governor expressed confidence at Thai Investors to help PNG in its endeavor to develop Special Economic Zones including the failed PMIZ project in Madang.

Family thanks provincial gov’t

The provincial government initiative for school fee assistance for Madang’s tertiary students named, Sir Peter Barter Education Scholarship Program. 

Wife of Andrew Barter, the only son of late Sir Peter, Juanita Barter spoke on behalf of the Barter family said the late Peter was a great man in Madang who had done a lot for the province while serving as the governor and a businessman. 
She said what he had done will go down in the history of PNG and Madang. 

Madang Tertiary students get support

Madang Governor Ramsey Pariwa announced this last week witnessed by major sponsor Ramu Nickel. 

The Sir Peter Barter Education Scholarship program was initiated to remember one of Madang’s great leaders who had contributed a lot to the province.

He also thanked Ramu Nickel who is major sponsor of the scholarship program. He is pleased with the first part of the payment of more than K3 million for the school fees program.

Governor Pariwa thanked them for their assistance and looked forward to working with them in building the human resource of Madang.

Madang inks deal with Philippines school

Acting Provincial Administrator, John Bivi, signed the agreement on behalf of the provincial administration with the CJI General Services Inc President and Chief Operating Officer, Jimmy Francis Hinch.

In his attempt to curb law and order in Madang Province, Governor Peter Yama has come up with this idea of sending students, especially those who are on the streets, to the Philippines for studies.

Madang to establish IPA Help Desk

The IPA help desk will facilitate the execution of the functions and activities of the IPA  in collaboration with Commerce, Industry and Tourism Branch

IPA Acting Managing Director, Clarence Hoot, said the MOU was an outcome of its provincial outreach program.

He said the help desk provides a conduit in which the IPA services from headquarters can be channeled to the provinces in a meaningful and practical way.