Yamuna new head of climate change authority

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THE Government has appointed Ruel Yamuna as managing director for the Climate Change and Development Authority for a period of four years.
Yamuna was among the seven heads of State agencies who signed their employment contracts at Government House in Port Moresby yesterday.
Yamuna, who has been the authority’s acting managing director since August 2016, said climate change was becoming a real threat to the nation’s growth and development.
Others who signed their contracts were Central Bank Governor Loi Bakani (seven years), director-general of the National Agriculture Research Institute Dr Sergie Bang (three years from March 2017), Correctional Service Deputy Commissioner in charge of operations Dennis Piandi (four years from December 2015), Correctional Services Deputy Commissioner Corporate Affairs
Stephen Pokanis and Public Curator and Official Trustee Jacob Popuna.
Governor-General Sir Bob Dadae encourage them to put the interest of the people and the country first in discharging their duties.