National Security

Address security issues: Namah

Mr Namah, called for an early recall of Parliament for a bipartisan Parliamentary approach to a “national crisis that has clearly moved beyond politics”.

He said in a democratic state, people within clearly defined boundaries come together to pledge their loyalty, resources and energies to protect themselves and promote their common interests.

“The security of this nation is placed in certain agencies such as the police, defense force, intelligence-gathering agencies and the judicial system.

National Security Matters Endorsed

The NSC was convened by Chairman and Prime Minister James Marape, to address National Security Matters including COVID-19 Operational matters, prevalence of law and order problems in the country, and the 2022 National General Elections preparations.

The Prime Minister said the NSC took note of the COVID-19 impact, associated challenges, and government responses to that challenge at different levels, and determined that the COVID-19 response must continue to be handled as a whole of government approach.

Minister Commends Deportation of threats to National Security

Minister Nukundj’s comments come as Immigration officials deported a fifth person of Bangladesh origin on Thursday (05/03/20). Belal Hossain was seen off by Taskforce team of the Immigration and Citizenship Authority (ICA).

The deportee was detained at the Bomana Immigration Detention Centre for over a month was and presented his deportation order at the Jackson’s International Airport today by the Immigration Taskforce Team.