People's National Congress (P.N.C)
Date of Election
30 July 2012
National Parliament P O Parliament House WAIGANI, N.C.D Papua New Guinea
Asaro Station, PO Box 867, Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province
Connect with Ganarafo
Current: Member of Parliament for Daulo Open, Chairman of Economic Affairs Permanent Committee, Member of Law and Order Permanent Committee, Deputy Chairman of Minerals and Energy Referral Committee.
Past: First elected to 6th National Parliament for Daulo Open seat in the 1997 General Elections. Appointed Vice Minister for Finance following the formation of the Skate government in July 1997 till December 1997, then Vice Minister for Overseas Development Assistance from December 1997 till May 1998. Disqualified from parliament and by-election ordered by the National court on 7/5/98, but reinstated by Supreme Court on 5/10/98. Appointed Minister for Fisheries following the formation of the Morauta government on the 26/07/1999.Re-elected to the 9th National Parliament for the for the same seat in the 2012 General Elections. Appointed Economic Affairs Committee-Chair and member of Law and Order Committee in August 2012.
Religion: Christianity-Lutheran Mission
Primary Education: Prep to Grade 5, Omboran Primary School, 1962-1968 and Grade 6 at Amaiyufa Primary School
Secondary Education: Grade 7-10, Goroka High School,1969-1972
Tertiary Education: Bacherlor in Economics, University of Papua New Guinea (U.P.N.G), 1973-1977
Achievements: Bachelor of Economics, CEO to Coffee Industry Corporation Limited at the age of 33 in 1988-1997
Community Interests: Service Delivery
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: CEO for Coffee Industry Corporation Limited
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