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
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
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
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
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.
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