Special Parliament Sitting on Thursday 11th, March 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Hon. Sam Basil, MP

Sam Basil

Ministerial Portfolio
Deputy Opposition Leader


Pangu (P)

Date of Election
19 July 2012

Votes Received

Contact Details

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

Telephone: 3277636
Fax: 3277637
Email: dlopposition@hotmail.com

Electorate Office
Bulolo Administration, P O Bulolo, Morobe Province

Telephone: 4745269
Fax: 4745240
Email: dloppostionhotmail.com

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Current: Member of Parliament for Bulolo Open, Deputy Leader of Opposition and Leader of Pangu Party

Past: First Elected to the 8th National Parliament for the Bulolo Open Electorate in the 2007 General Elections as a People's Progress Party candidate. Resigned from the People's Progress Party effective from 10/01/2011 and subsequently joined the Papua New Guinea Party. Elected Deputy Opposition Leader on 11/5/2011. Appointed member of Parliamentary Referral Committee on Lands and Environment, Permanent Parliamentary Committee on Culture and Tourism, Special Committee on Gas and Energy-Deputy Chairman, Special Committee on HIV/AIDS Advocacy, Permanent Committee on Public Accounts, Permanent Committee on National Parliament, Special Committee on Asian Owned and Operated Businesses in PNG between August 2007 and August 2011. Appointed Minister for National Planning on the 5/8/2011 in the O'Neill-Namah cabinet.


Religion: Christianity- Lutheran
Primary Education:
Secondary Education: Bumayong Lutheran Secondary School
Tertiary Education:

Community Interests: Agriculture and Livestock and Walking
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Enterpreneur