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Hon. William Duma, MP

William Duma

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister Public Enterprise & State Investment


United Resource (U.R)

Date of Election
20 July 2012

Votes Received

Contact Details

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

Telephone: 3277650/643
Fax: 3277480

Electorate Office


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Current: Member of Parliament for Hagen Open and Minister for State Enterprises

Past: First elected in to the 7th National Parliament in the 2002 General Elections for the Hagen Open seat as an Independent Candidate then joined United Resources Party. Commissioned Minister for Environment and Conservation in the Somare/Marat cabinet on the 2/8/2003. Re-elected to the 8th National Parliament in the 2007 General Elections for the same seat as a United Resource Party candidate. Appointment as Minister responsible for Petroleum and Energy, Environment and Conservation, and Justice and Attorney-General in the caretaker cabinet on the 13/8/2007. Commissioned Minister for Petroleum and Energy in the Somare-Temu cabinet on the 29/8/2007. Appointed Minister for Petroleum and Energy on the 5/8/2011 in the O'Neill-Namah cabinet. Re-elected to the 9th National Parliament in the 2012 General Elections for the same seat as a United Resource Party candidate. Re-appointed Minister for Petroleum and Energy in the O'Neill-Dion cabinet in August 2012 to March 2014


Primary Education:
Secondary Education:
Tertiary Education: Bachelor in Law, University of Papua New Guinea, 1987 and later Masters Degree in Law from the University of Sydney.

Community Interests:
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Practiced as a barrister and solicitor of the National and Supreme Courts of Papua New Guinea prior to entering national politic