MINISTER CALLS ON CORPORATE ENTITIES TO PARTNER WITH GOVT IN UP SKILLING PUBLIC SERVANTS

The government is making progresses in development of public sector capacities in leadership and management.

Public Service  Minister, Honourable Westly Nukundj is calling on major corporate entities in  the country to partner with the government in empowering public servants by  developing public sector capacities.

Minister Nukundj made this remarks while commending SP Brewery  Foundation Inc. for its partnership with the government through the Pacific  Institute of Leadership and Governance (PILAG). Under this partnership PILAG  has been training public servants on a six-week Certificate in Leadership and  Governance Program.

A program which started in 2016 and will continue after  an announcement by SP Brewery to continue this support at a cost of K250, 000  per annum.    

Minister Nukundj officiated at the 2nd graduation of 34  public servants from the Momase Region, who graduated last Friday (August 16  2019) at the Lae International Hotel.    

He said this Public Private Partnership was a testimony of corporate  entity passionate on taking social responsibility to help develop capacities  in the public sector.

The government is making progresses in development of  public sector capacities in leadership and management.    

By enhancing public sector performance through training, PILAG is now  aligning itself to the greater Vision 2050.There is also a draft policy in  place on Public Service Human Resource Development Strategic Plan committed  to develop and train high performing public servants.    

The Minister congratulated the graduands and encouraged them to be  leaders in their respective areas in the public service sector. He said the  Government is now looking at appointing public servants to senior positions  on merit.    

He applauded the outgoing General Manager for SP Brewery, Stan Joyce  for his tireless support through the Foundation in developing future leaders  in the Public Sector.  

September 24, 2019