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

Hon. Robert Atiyafa, MP

Robert Atiyafa

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister Police


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

Date of Election
30 July 2012

Votes Received

Contact Details

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

Telephone: 3277532/3226333
Fax: 3277480
Email: meneamatere@gmail.com

Electorate Office
P O Box 1699, Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province

Telephone: 5321920
Fax: 5311960
Email: meneamatere@gmail.com

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Parliamentary Services

Current: Member of Parliament for Henganofi and Minister for Police

Past: Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs


Religion: Christianity- Lutheran
Primary Education: 1964-1967: Grade 1-4, Finintugu Luteran Primary School, Eastern Highlands Province1968-1970: Grade 5-6, Rongo Primary School, Lufa, Eastern Highlands Province
Secondary Education: Grade 7-10, Asaroka Lutheran High School, Eastern Highlands,Grade 11-12, Kerevat National High School, East New Britain
Tertiary Education: Political Science, University of Papua New Guinea (U.P.N.G), 1977-1980

Achievements: 1981: Bachelor of Arts- Political Science 1976: Grade 12 Certificate 1974: Grade 10 Certificate 1970: Grade 6 Certificate 1995-1997: Deputy Governor- Eastern Highlands under new Organic Law on Provincial Government and introduced Local Level Government (L.L.G) 1991-1994: Premier of Eastern Highlands Provincial Government- served as Chairman Highlands Premiers Council and served on the Constitutional Review Commission 1991: Member of Kafetina Constituency in Henganofi to the Eastern Highlands Provincial Assembly under the old Provincial Government System 1989-1990: Council Manager, Henganofi Local Level Government Council 1988: Teacher, Henganofi High School 1980: 1987: Public Servant in Eastern Highlands Provincial Government
Community Interests:
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Community Services focusing on Tribal Fights