Parliament adjourned to 2:00 pm, Tuesday 2nd June 2020.

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

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

Telephone: 5321920
Fax: 5311960

Connect with Atiyafa

Party Website

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