Team PNG Chef de Mission to Palau announced

Friday, 21 June 2024, 1:46 pm

Kinivanagi Karo will be Chef de Mission for Team PNG at the 2025 Pacific Mini Games in Palau.

PNG Olympic Committee [PNGOC] had appointed its male vice president to take charge of the country's participation in 11 of the 14 sanctioned sports to be played from 29th June to 9th July, next year.

Karo was elected Chef de Mission during the PNGOC Board Meeting on 12th June 2024 and said; "I am equally elated at the opportunity to lead Team PNG in this capacity and look forward to working closely with the PNGOC Secretariat and relevant stakeholders to begin the planning process."

PNGOC in a media statement stated that the Chef-de-Mission will be responsible for leading the delegation, representing Team PNG, and ensuring the overall success and unity of the national team throughout the 2025 Palau Games.

 His responsibilities includes:

• Providing leadership to support and enhance the performance of Team PNG.

• Serving as the official spokesperson for Team PNG.

• Leading the selection and training of the General Management Team.

• Attending key meetings, events, and engagements related to Team PNG and the Games.

• Building and maintaining relationships with team members, VIPs, government delegates, and sponsors.

• Preparing and presenting the final Games report to the Board within two months of the Games' completion.