Commerce,Culture and Tourism

In the realm of commerce, tourism, and culture, various roles and responsibilities play a crucial part in shaping the dynamics of these interconnected domains. Understanding and effectively fulfilling these roles is essential for fostering growth, promoting sustainable development, and enhancing the overall experience for individuals and communities alike.


As a fundamental pillar of economic activity, encompasses a wide range of functions and obligations. It involves Promote industry development, foreign investment and guarantees the rights of citizens to participate in the economy of Enga and Set standards to regulate fair competitive practices to promote a level playing field in all trades.Additionally,they also administers the Recognized Seasonal Employment program as well as the Labour and Employment Export Programs and Manage and enforce the statutory obligations of the registries of companies and other legal entities and protect the rights of Intellectual Property holders.

They strive to foster innovation, embrace technological advancements, and adapt to ever-evolving market trends.


On the other hand, revolves around the exploration and enjoyment of different destinations, cultures, and experiences. It encompasses a multitude of roles and responsibilities that contribute to the sustainable development of tourist destinations. Governments, tourism boards, and local communities have the duty to preserve and protect natural and cultural heritage, while simultaneously promoting responsible tourism practices. This involves striking a delicate balance between attracting visitors, generating economic benefits, and preserving the integrity and authenticity of the destinations.


As a vital aspect of human society, plays a significant role in shaping identities, fostering creativity, and promoting social cohesion. Preserving and promoting cultural heritage is a shared responsibility among governments, communities, and individuals. Governments must establish policies and frameworks that safeguard cultural diversity, support artistic expression, and provide platforms for cultural exchange. Communities, in turn, should actively participate in cultural activities, celebrate their traditions, and ensure the transmission of cultural knowledge to future generations.

To effectively fulfill these roles and responsibilities, collaboration and cooperation among stakeholders are paramount. Governments, businesses, communities, and individuals must work together to create an environment that nurtures commerce, tourism, and culture. This entails fostering dialogue, sharing best practices, and implementing sustainable strategies that prioritize long-term goal.

Twenty-five years of stable leadership and consistent administrative machinery have resulted in EPG attracting more foreign government and NGO donor agencies to invest in all sectors in the province. ’This has been our strength and a Key strategy for addressing our development agendas.

Chief Sir Peter Ipatas,GCL,KBE,MP
Governor, Enga Province