28 Mar TRUKAI BACKS TEAM PNG WITH K500, 000 TO THE 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES
President of the Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee, Sir John Dawanincura has praised Trukai Industries for continuing to be a great supporter of sport in the country.
Sir John said Trukai has been supporting a number of sporting teams and associations which includes the PNG Weightlifting Federation and the PNG Olympic Committee.
Trukai’s involvement with the PNG Olympic Committee is through the annual Trukai Fun Run event which raises much needed funds for Team PNG.
Trukai Industries’ General Manager Sales and Marketing, Mr Andrew Daubney presented a cheque for K500, 000 from the Trukai Fun Run to the PNG Olympic Committee today in Port Moresby. The money will go towards supporting Team PNG participate at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia next month.
Sir John thanked Trukai and acknowledged their support of PNGOC through the Trukai Fun Run for the last 19 years.
“Trukai is a great supporter of sports in PNG and we are extremely fortunate to have them as a major partner of the PNG Olympic Committee.
“Their support has enabled Team PNG athletes to travel and excel in their respective sports for Papua New Guinea and we are very grateful to them,” he said.
Sir John also acknowledged the corporate sector for their involvement in the Trukai Fun Run, especially for the auctions in Lae and Port Moresby.
“Trukai Industries has been a great supporter of sports in PNG and it’s something we pride ourselves in and it’s great to be involved with the PNG Olympic Committee. “Our commitment in sports is a part of the company’s extensive corporate social responsibility program in which we are able to give back to the community through our PNG athletes.
“They do a great job in developing sport by ensuring that PNG is represented at the world stage and that the athletes always perform to their very best, it is an honour to be part of
a great team,” Mr Daubney said.
Meanwhile, the Trukai Fun Run will be held on Sunday, June 24th nationwide. Interested participants and organisations wanting more information on how to buy t-shirt can contact the PNG Olympic Committee on 323 0114, 325 1411 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. They can also contact Trukai Industries Ltd on 321 3530 or e-mail email@example.com