16/07/23, Honiara- The seconded officers for the Pacific games 2023, were told to abide with the Public Service Commission Regulations and the Code of Conduct as they will deployed to serve in the Games Organizing Committee (GOC) this week.
Public Service acting Permanent Secretary, Luke Cheka reminded the 125 seconded officers at the briefing and commissioning ceremony on Friday 14 July, held at Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS) indoor court area.
The seconded officers representing Public Service, Teachers and State Own Enterprises (SOE) will join the Games Organizing Committee to support the successful delivery of the Games.
Mr Cheka, said the seconded officers are expected to abide by the general orders, the Financial Management Act and the Public Service Commission Regulations and the Code of Conduct.
He said it is important for the seconded officers to know that they are representing their ministries and agencies.
“They will expose to new challenges in their new areas of responsibility. However, this may be a golden opportunity for them to try new roles and responsibilities that they may share with their work colleagues after the secondment,” Mr Cheka said.
Mr Cheka said the secondment provides the seconded officers with new opportunities, training and connection to improve their career and enhanced their work.
He reminded seconded officers to take pride in making history as the success of games will depend on their commitment and passion.
Mr Cheka congratulates the seconded officers and wish them the best in their new roles and responsibilities.
Also, speaking at the commissioning ceremony were NHA Chair, Dr Jimmie Rodgers, Secretary to Cabinet, Mr Nego Sisiolo, GSIC Chair Bernard Bataanisia, Games Organizing Committee, CEO Peter Steward to briefed seconded officers on their deployment, and other matters relating to the Games. Ends///