Customs Officers Celebrate World Customs Day

Customs officers celebrate World Customs Day through sports

World Customs Day falls on January 26 each year and Customs administrations around the World engage in various activities to mark the day. Since 2013, PNG Customs officers have been engaged in team building activities through sports to celebrate World Customs Day.

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Port Moresby based Southern Region officers Geno Koloma (with ball) and Jason Wanma, during one of the touch rugby matches.

This year, selected officers representing Customs ports around PNG, took part in soccer, touch rugby, volleyball and basketball, held at the Divine Word University in Madang.

Six teams were represented; the Island Sharks (representing all Islands Region Customs ports), Northern Komodos (all Northern Region ports), Southern Tigers (Southern Region ports), Corporate Service Dolphins, Border Security Grasshoppers and the Chief Commissioner's Stallions.

The eventual winners were the Islands Sharks.