by Eric Haurupma – EM TV News, Port Moresby
The Central Provincial Government officially commenced its 2016 working year today in Port Moresby.
This follows a dedication service by Pastor Reverend Tony Delaka which relinquished the Central Provincial Government organisational plans for this year.
Choir group from the Mahuru Gaudi memorial church from Vabukori village led by Central Maoro radio announcer, Gei Raga, welcomed the arrival of guests with contemporary Motuan songs.
Speaking during the opening ceremony of the department Central Provincial Administrator Gei Raga announced the plans for 2016 working year.
Mr Raga commended his employees for their job and encouraged employees to serve with honesty and justice.
“Decision making, and service delivery brings changes from Konedobu to the border of respective districts in Central Province,’’ he said.
Reverend Pastor Tony Delaka blessed the Central Provincial Government officials and their local MPs with a word of prayer.
Central Provincial Governor Kila Haoda said 2016 is a year of change and challenged District Development Officials to work together to bring about change to make a difference.
Further, Governor Haoda says in order to bring about change there should not be cuts in service delivery.
He said District Development Authorities officials are the key implementers of service delivery to people in the rural areas.