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PM Marape leaves for APEC 2022 today  

Prime Minister Hon. James Marape leaves for Bangkok, Thailand, today (November 15, 2022) to attend the first in-person the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic

The Prime Minister and National Executive Council Act 2002 mandates the Department to;

1. Coordinate Policy Advice

Ensuring whole-of-government coordination to identify and mitigate divergences between sectoral priorities and policies, including external and domestic policies, and promote mutually supporting actions across sectors and institutions.

2. Monitor government policy actions

Analyzing the development and implementation of policies, identifying potential gaps in the process, outlining areas for improvement, and holding policy implementers accountable for their activities.

3. Facilitate policy implementation

Assist series of activities undertaken by government and others to achieve the goals and objectives articulated in policy statements


To provide strategic leadership and prudent management capabilities in supporting the Government-of-the-day in public policy coordination and public policy monitoring, public policy evaluation and public policy oversight for the people of Papua New Guinea.


To provide coherent, high quality and timely advice and support to the Prime Minister, the National Executive Council and the Chief Secretary to Government in ensuring that the development goals  and provide strong leadership and prudent management of the domestic and foreign affairs of PNG.


To Provide the Prime Minister, Ministers and the National Executive Council with high quality and timely Policy, Legislative, and Management Advice in relation to the National Plans. Read


Provide strategic leadership & proactive but prudent management in public policy coordination and overseeing the implementation of the Government’s National Strategic Plans and Vision 2050

Our Team

Amb. Ivan Pomaleuh
Chief Secretary 

Chief Secretary 

Grace So’on

Secretary – National executive Council

Frank Aisi

Deputy Secretary – Policy 1

Mr. John Punde

Deputy Secretary – Policy 2

Miss. Theresa Siaguru

Deputy Secretary – Operations

Ms. Malin Akop

First Legislative Counsel

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