On a typically hot and sunny day in
Lady Satyanand, who is also the Patron of Girl Guiding New Zealand, was accompanying her husband Hon Sir Anand Satyanand on his week-long visit to
She was warmly welcomed by Chief Commissioner Hon Keke Reva and National Director Mrs Emily David, along with rows of Guides, Brownies, Rangers and Leaders, who sung songs of greeting.
Her Excellency was shown an innovative solar cooking project developed by the Girl Guides and allowed her time to inspect the training and conference hall.
Following the formal part of the visit Lady Satyanand stopped to greet the Girl Guides, and shake hands with members.
The Guide movement was established in PNG in 1927 by members of the London Missionary Society (now
Two years ago it had celebrated its 80th anniversary.
Guiding is now active in 10 of PNG’s 20 provinces, with about 3,000 Guides on the roll.