Public Servants who have recently pass out as Police Reservists are released to assist the Royal PNG Constabulary and the Electoral Commission in the conduct of the 2022 National General Election over the period of 12th May to 29th July, 2022.
Department of Personnel Management Secretary, Ms Taies Sansan said these officers will be put on their normal pay for the period specified, unless the services of a requested officer are essential to be running the Department’s operations, in which he or she must not be released.
DPM released Circular No.7 of 2022, dated 4th of May, to all National Departmental Heads, Provincial Administrators, and the Heads of Other Public Authorities, to release those Public Servants who have joined as Police Reservists with full pay.
Ms Sansan said this was the request from the Police Commissioner to help stamp out corruption, and to make the 2022 elections free, fair and peaceful for all aspiring candidates.
All inquiries regarding clarification can be directed to the Acting Deputy Secretary for Policy Development & Reform, or his officers on; 327 6403, 327 6336, 327 6309, 327 6392, and 327 6373.