Governor-General appeals for a united Papua New Guinea

Posted on July 26, 2021Categories Other News

The Governor- General, Grand Chief  Sir Bob Dadae, has strongly appealed  to the Government not to  allow provinces to breakaway, but to grant them autonomy to manage their administrative and financial affairs to sustain their respective economy in close consultation and cooperation with the National Government. Sir Bob made these remarks during his Nation’s Address commemorating the  40th Remembrance Day anniversary   on Friday, 23 July 2021, adding , the idea of breaking away by any provinces,  will only lead to … Continue reading “Governor-General appeals for a united Papua New Guinea”

DICT Officers took part in the Sleeves up vaccination campaign at VC

Posted on July 26, 2021Categories Latest News

A few staff of the Department of Information and Communications Technology received their first dose of  the Astra Zeneca   vaccine today (Saturday  24  July 2021), during the Sleeves up  Campaign  organised by the National Control Centre, at the Amphitheatre Vision City Mega Mall in Port Moresby. Amongst them were few media personnel and public in general bringing the total vaccination of the day up to over 200 within six hours from 8am to 2pm. Advisor Digital Delivery Mr Jack Tomon … Continue reading “DICT Officers took part in the Sleeves up vaccination campaign at VC”

PM Marape requests  APEC Economic Leaders to support Exports and Tourism

Posted on July 21, 2021Categories Other News

Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has intervened on behalf of Papua New Guinea and Smaller Island States at the Virtual APEC Economies Leaders’ Informal Retreat on Thursday night, 15 July, requesting them to  create economic bubbles through bilateral agreements. He asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and developed APEC Economies to work with small countries like Papua New Guinea and Smaller Island States whose economies are dependent on exports and tourism in economic recovery while protecting the health of the … Continue reading “PM Marape requests  APEC Economic Leaders to support Exports and Tourism”

DICT PAVING WAY FORWARD FOR ICT IN INTER AGENCY COLLABORATION

Posted on July 21, 2021July 21, 2021Categories Latest News

Papua New Guinea hosted the first ever Inaugural Virtual National ICT Sector Coordinating Committee meeting on Tuesday the 20th of July 2021. The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT), as the lead agency, facilitated the meeting to a good turn out of more than ninety (90) participants which included Departmental Heads and other Heads of other Public Authorities. DICT aims to facilitate this transformation journey starting with transformation of government service delivery on a whole- of- Government basis. The … Continue reading “DICT PAVING WAY FORWARD FOR ICT IN INTER AGENCY COLLABORATION”

NZ-PNG Sign Statement of Partnership

Posted on July 16, 2021Categories Other News

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister James Marape signed the first ever New Zealand – Papua New Guinea Statement of Partnership today. “This new Statement of Partnership reflects the importance we place on the close economic, cultural and people-to-people links our two countries have long shared,” Jacinda Ardern said. “It is an important milestone in our relationship. By formalising the values, priorities and principles which underpin our strengthening partnership, we’ve set a clear pathway … Continue reading “NZ-PNG Sign Statement of Partnership”

Lead agencies sign MOU to participate in Dubai World Expo 2020

Posted on July 13, 2021July 13, 2021Categories Latest News

Three leading heads of  government agencies  recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to spearhead the participation and  promotion of    Papua New Guinea during the  Dubai world  exposition, which runs between October 1, 2021 to Marcy 2022. They  were,  Secretary of the  Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Steven Matainaho; Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), Elias Wohengu; Chief Executive Officer of the  Tourism Promotion Authority (TPA) , Eric Mossman and  Managing Director of Investment Promotion Authority … Continue reading “Lead agencies sign MOU to participate in Dubai World Expo 2020”

Government launches PNG’s World Expo 2020 branding platforms

Posted on July 11, 2021July 11, 2021Categories Latest Events

The official logo, website and other branding products   for Papua New Guinea’s participation at the Expo2020 in Dubai was officially launched by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Hon. Soroi Eoe and Minister for Information and Communication Technology Hon. Timothy Masiu, yesterday (8 July 2021),  at the APEC Haus in Port Moresby. Minister Eoe said the world expo which starts on  1 October  2021 to 31  March  2022,  is of substantial national interest to  the country, adding,  “the … Continue reading “Government launches PNG’s World Expo 2020 branding platforms”

Marape: NO Rush , PNG Wants best for Bougainville

Posted on July 7, 2021July 7, 2021Categories Latest News

The Government  is set to  focus on Constitutional and Parliamentary processes on Bougainville’s Self – Determination and cannot  put the  country’s future  at stake. Prime Minister Hon. James  Marape, when addressing   the Joint Supervisory Body meeting resolution in Wabag on Tuesday  6   July 2021, said, although President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville , Hon. Ismael Toroama and the people of Bougainville are pushing for Independence to be in 2027, consultation is still in progress and must not be rushed. … Continue reading “Marape: NO Rush , PNG Wants best for Bougainville”

ICT Plays a Key Role in Delivering RAMM

Posted on July 1, 2021Categories Latest News

ICT is a platform that is key to the new normal for conducting business during this time of COVID. Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Hon. William Samb was excited upon delivering the first ever Regional Aviation Ministers Meeting Virtually as Host in Port Moresby today the 30th of June, 2021. Minister Samb said for the first time the highest-level policy makers have met to discuss and decide on a strategy for managing future safety and air navigation enhancements for the … Continue reading “ICT Plays a Key Role in Delivering RAMM”