Massive Issuance of National Identity Documents (NID) to the church of Latter-Day Saints – Port Moresby

More than 2000 national identity documents—Birth certificates and NID Cards were gladly issued to Latter Day Saints (LDS) church in Port Moresby yesterday (23 June 2021).

This has been done through the new phase of partnership between PNG Civil and Identity and Registry (PNGCIR) with churches which has seen as a Win-Win situation through the working relationship that concurrent with bound of formal understanding.

PNGCIR deputy registrar general, Salome Bogosia stressed boldly on the importance of the connections that PNGCIR obligate with not only churches but also organisations as a two way thing.

She further said that PNGCIR is continuing to be committed in partnership with churches to further facilitating the registration and issuing of national identity documents.

Bogosia warmly acknowledged the tie laying on in between PNGCIR and LDS Church throughout PNG by assuring to keep relationship growing with tireless effort and support.

Meantime, LDS national Church leader Denny Afualo was overwhelmed after receiving a massive total of 2,542 BNID for church members both adults and children.

“Partnership between PNGCIR and churches is a million dollar relationship that provides an important platform to help, empower, serve and enrich each other to achieve common understanding through collective effort regardless of the challenges and difficulties uphold by the process and system,” said Afualo.

The presentation has been witnessed by PNGCIR divisional managers Leory KWA, (Issuance) and Jackson TAVIRI (Planning/Director Cooperate Services) alongside with LDS facilities manager Charles Tuigamala.