June 13, 2012:
Over 1700 Registered Participants
The Public Service Week of activities is scheduled to take place from 18th June 2012 to 23rd June 2012. -
• The 5K Walk/Run with the theme “One walk, One Public Service” has over 1700 registered participants from more than 25 Ministries and Agencies. The race starts at the Food Court of the Queen’s Park Savannah (opposite Memorial Park) at 4:00 pm. This event will bring together all departments and divisions of government to celebrate the 50th anniversary as one public service.
• Open House - The Open House will take place on the Brian Lara Promenade (between Henry Street and Fredrick Street) from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm from June 18 – 23. On June 20 only, the Open House will take place simultaneously on The Harris Promenade, San Fernando from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm. All Ministries and Agencies of the Government will be represented at the Open House initiative which is free to the public.
On June 23, World Public Service Day, the Open House at the Brian Lara Promenade will feature a Government-Wide Career Fair showcasing all the job opportunities available in government. Help and advice will be available for anyone who is job hunting or wants to change jobs. The week of activities will end with an entertainment segment.
• The Public Service Gala Ceremony, “From Gold To Diamond” will be held on Thursday July 12 at NAPA. The deadline for nominating meritorious public servants who served for fifteen years or more is June 18. Nomination Forms are available at www.mpa.gov.tt and can be submitted online or downloaded and sent to the MPA through ttconnect Service Centres in St. James, Princes Town, Arima, Chaguanas, Tunapuna and Bon Accord, Tobago. Completed forms can be brought in to the head office of the Ministry of Public Administration (NALIS Building, Port-of-Spain). The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be the Feature Speaker at the Gala.
All journalists are welcome to cover the 5K Run/Walk. We will be calling around to find out who will be attending.
For further information, please call Ms. Anna-Lisa Gore at 625-6111 ext. 2084 or email firstname.lastname@example.org