Blatter met the Papua New Guinea Minister for Social Development, Dame Carol Kidu, who offered words of praise for the use of sport in general and football in particular as a means of education.
President Blatter met the youngsters from Kila Kila school, who make full use of the artificial pitch installed courtesy of the Goal Project.
Reynald Temarii, recently re-elected to the head of the Oceanian Football Confederation, accompanied Mr. Blatter on the visits to the facilities put in place by FIFA.
The director of Kila Kila school is presented with a pennant by Mr. Blatter to mark the collaboration between football's governing body and the school.
Messrs. Blatter and Temarii also visited Koki, a youth development centre located in Moresby South. The aim of this centre is to aid social and professional integration through sport.
Blatter encourages the youngsters at the Koki Centre, many of whom suffer from social dislocation and are trying to use football as a means of reintegration with society.
Messrs. Blatter and Temarii on an improvised football pitch created by youngsters
Meeting the people
After an extremely busy day, President Blatter paid a visit to Port Moresby Hospital, where care is provided to many AIDS and tuberculosis sufferers.
The FIFA President had a word with all 60 patients in this wing of Port Moresby Hospital. Mr. Blatter concluded his visit by declaring: "It is our duty to work for life and contribute to a better world."