PM calls for more actions by industrialised nations on climate change

Posted on September 27, 2021September 27, 2021Categories Other News

PM calls for more actions by industrialised nations on climate change Prime Minister Hon.  James Marape  has called on industrialized nations to contribute more towards reduction of carbon emissions and the conservation of existing rainforest, including that of Papua New Guinea.  Mr  Marape met  with the Honourable Alok Sharma, the  United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  COP 26 President Designate of the United Kingdom,  and  discussed the COP26 Climate Change Agenda. “ My intention is to ask industrialized nations … Continue reading “PM calls for more actions by industrialised nations on climate change”

Secretary Pomaleu reiterates call on industrialized nations to take real actions

Posted on September 27, 2021September 27, 2021Categories Other News

Secretary Pomaleu reiterates call on industrialized nations to take real actions Secretary Ivan Pomaleu and Permanent Representative of Papua New Guinea to the United Nations, HE Max Rai, during the virtual meeting of AOSIS in New York (photo credit PM”S Media Unit). Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and National Executive Council Mr Ivan Pomaleu has reiterated Prime Minister  James Marape’s call on industrialized nations to take real action to assist Small Island States to  mitigate and adapt to … Continue reading “Secretary Pomaleu reiterates call on industrialized nations to take real actions”

Prime Minister Marape commends UN Secretary-General for his concern on climate change

Posted on September 24, 2021September 24, 2021Categories Other News

Prime Minister Marape commends UN Secretary-General for his concern on climate change Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has commended United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for his concern about climate change and the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-26) to be held in the United Kingdom in November this year. He  made these remarks in a virtual Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting with Mr Guterres on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City today … Continue reading “Prime Minister Marape commends UN Secretary-General for his concern on climate change”

Cabinet appoints Minister Eoe as acting prime minister

Posted on September 21, 2021Categories Other News

The National Executive Council has appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Hon. Soroi Eoe, as acting prime minister, while Prime Minister, James Marape   attends  the 76th United Nations General Assembly  (UNGA) in New York from 21 – 26 September 2021. “I would like to make an announcement to the country that in my absence and in the absence of the active leadership role of the current Deputy Prime Minister, due to Leadership Tribunal, the Cabinet has given blessing … Continue reading “Cabinet appoints Minister Eoe as acting prime minister”

Marape announces amalgamation of Telikom and BMobile

Posted on September 20, 2021September 20, 2021Categories Other News

Marape announces amalgamation of Telikom and BMobile Prime Minister Hon. James Marape today announced the  amalgamation of Telikom PNG  and BMobile into a single retail telecommunications company, Telikom Ltd, while abolishing  Kumul Telikom Holdings Ltd (KTHL) He also announced a wholesale telecommunications company, PNG DataCo Ltd, which will look after Papua New Guinea’s international satellite and optic fibre connections. This important milestone  is  under the  Government’s State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) reform programme as Papua New Guinea celebrates 46 years of Independence. … Continue reading “Marape announces amalgamation of Telikom and BMobile”

Prime Minister outlines his Government’s major resource projects

Posted on September 9, 2021Categories Other News

The Government   will be committed and   focused  on six   major resource projects  currently being undertaken in Papua New Guinea. Prime Minister Hon. James Marape  said the projects are, the Papua LNG Project, New Porgera Mine, Wafi-Golpu Mine, P’nyang LNG, Pasca LNG and Pandora LNG. “These big five projects apart from Papua LNG project, remain our focus, but more importantly in the medium term going forward to ensure our economy is strong.” Mr Marape made these remarks when supporting   Minister for … Continue reading “Prime Minister outlines his Government’s major resource projects”

PM Marape: Public service must not slow down with 2022 General Election

Posted on September 9, 2021Categories Other News

Prime Minister Hon. James Marape says the work of the public service must not slow down in view of the 2022 General Election. He said this today when addressing a morning meeting with ministers, departmental secretaries and heads of Government agencies and State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs). Mr Marape announced that the Prime Minister’s Department,  will carry out  spot checks of all departments, agencies and SOEs in the lead-up to 2022. “In the face of the coming elections, many times, work (in … Continue reading “PM Marape: Public service must not slow down with 2022 General Election”

Cyber safety is everyone’s responsibility

Posted on September 3, 2021September 3, 2021Categories Latest News

Cyber safety is everyone’s responsibility The  Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is committed to ensuring that all users of internet are being protected from cyber harassment, and ensuring that  it is user friendly, especially among  younger generations.  The department’s Executive Manager for Digital Government and Shared Services.  Robertson Asari, while speaking on NBC’s Talkback show this morning, said, “the government is going through  the digital transformation process which  the department is heading,  and we are more vocal on … Continue reading “Cyber safety is everyone’s responsibility”

Government remits K25.9 million to schools

Posted on August 30, 2021August 30, 2021Categories Other News

Government remits K25.9 million to schools The Government has remitted   a total of K25.9 million to  bank accounts for Elementary and Primary schools as well as Inclusive Education Resource Centres. The remittance  was completed  on Wednesday, 25 August, 2021. Minister for Education Hon. Jimmy Uguro, confirmed that, of the K486.3 million allocated for this year, a total of K 268.5 million has been released so far. “From that allocation, a total of K 248.4 million has been paid to schools while K217.7 … Continue reading “Government remits K25.9 million to schools”

Marape launches the Managalas Forest Carbon Pilot Project in Northern

Posted on August 24, 2021August 24, 2021Categories Other News

  Prime Minister Hon. James Marape officially launched the Forest Carbon Pilot Project on August 23, at the Afore District Sub-Station, Oro Province. This new project is unlike the Carbon Trading Program where countries are given credits for just conserving their Rainforest. The Managalas Forest Carbon Pilot Project is a sustainable  integrated land development project where the actual rainforest is conserved and the grass plains are reforested with cash crops like coffee, coconut and even timber. Prime Minister Marape  commended … Continue reading “Marape launches the Managalas Forest Carbon Pilot Project in Northern”