Minister Foreign Affairs Justin Tkatchenko

Appointments not official

The minister was referring to leaked information on the appointments of Dr Ken Ngangan, Koney Samuel, and David Wereh, Secretaries for the departments of Finance, Planning and Monitoring and Works and Highways respectively.

Tkatchenko said, “We have appointed senior Papua New Guineans to head our missions around the world. When the Prime Minister signs off and finally approves it, we will make some announcements on those new permanent positions for high commissioners and ambassadors that are now being appointed under this government.”