PNG Tourism Promotion Authority welcomes new Tourism Minister
12 October 2020
The official handover-takeover ceremony of Papua New Guinea’s new tourism minister was held last week at the Tourism Promotion Authority, Tuesday 6th October, 2020.
In-coming Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Hon. Walter Schnaubelt, thanked out-going Minister Hon. Emil Tammur, for leading the ministry for almost four years through the agencies: Tourism Promotion Authority, National Museum and Art Gallery, and the National Cultural Commission.
Minister Schnaubelt said he would continue the good work done by his predecessor Minister Tammur. He said he was excited to work with everyone under the Ministry including the tourism sector.
During his speech, outgoing Minister Tammur highlighted his many achievements, especially establishing the Board of Trustees for the National Museum and Art Gallery; the successful hosting and delivery of APEC PNG 2018 under the tourism sector; as well as the permanent appointment of an Executive Director for the National Cultural Commission.
Member for Namatanai Walter Schnaubelt was commissioned the Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture – replacing Member for Kokopo Emil Tammur, during a mini cabinet reshuffle on Thursday 1st October 2020.
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Newly appointed Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Hon. Walter Schnaubelt and outgoing Minister Emil Tammur.