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Hon. Benjamin Poponawa, MP.

Benjamin Poponawa

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Labor and Industrial Relations

Electorate
Tambul-Nebliyer

Party
People's National Congress (P.N.C)

Date of Election
28 July 2012

Votes Received
33, 889

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Parliament Office
National Parliament P O Parliament House, WAIGANI, N.C.D, Papua New Guinea

Telephone: 3277643
Fax: 3200162
Email: bpoponawa@hotmail.com

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Current: Member of Parliament for Tambul- Nebliyer Open and Minister for Labor and Industrial Relations

Past: First Elected to the 8th National Parliament for the Tambul-Nebliyer Open in the 2007 General Elections as an Independent candidate, then joined the National Alliance Party. Appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Finance and Treasury on the 29/08/2007, and member of the Parliamentary Referral Committee on Primary Resources till December 2010. Minister for Civil Aviation from December 2010 till 2/8/2011.Re-elected to the 9th National Parliament for the same seat in the 2012 General Election as a Triumph Heritage Empowerment party

Biography

Religion: Christianity- PNG Bible Church
Primary Education: ​Taquru Primary School, Pangia, Southern Highlands Province
Secondary Education: ​Mt. Hagen Provincial High School, Western Highlands Province
Tertiary Education: Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Central Queensland UniversityBachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Commerce, University of TechnologyBachelor of Business Accounting, Deakin UniversityDiploma of Management, Central Queensland University 

Achievements: Bachelor of Accounting & Bachelor of Commerce Degrees, Lae University Technology Bachelor of Business Accounting Degree, Deakin University Diploma of Management and Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Central Queensland University
Community Interests: Watching Rugby League
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: First Assistant to Auditor General at the Auditor General's Office

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