National Security Advisory Council

NEC approves call-out for PNGDF in Hela Province

“These problems have the potential to impact on the upcoming election as well as the operation of important projects in the area.

“Cabinet has approved a call-out the PNGDF to support Police to conduct security operations in Hela Province.

“Police will have full powers to ensure law and order and to deal with people who seek to cause trouble.

“This includes the immediate arrest of people seeking to initiate violent acts or make threats against Government officials or projects in the province.

Police operations for FIFA U20 World Cup on target

Discussions have been held with the respective stake holders and a joint committee has been created.

The committee is made up of the members of the force with Royal PNG Constabulary as the lead agency for the public security and plan as well as the national Maritime and Safety Authority, National Security Advisory Council and PNG Fire Service.

NCD Metropolitan Superintendent Ben Turi say that residents in Port Moresby should take heed of warnings from police as roadblocks will be conducted on at random times and places in the city leading up to the World Cup next month.

Security Council meet makes recommendations

The Chief Secretary to Government,  Isaac B. Lupari  said the National Security Advisory Council (NSAC)  which met today resolved to make a series of recommendations to the National Executive Council (NEC) in relation to recent incidents on national university campuses.

“The NSAC has condemned the killing of an innocent student and the destruction of property as acts of barbarity by mindless individuals,” the Chief Secretary said following the NSAC meeting.