Parliament rise till Tuesday 20th, April 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Hon. Mark Maipakai, MP

Mark Maipakai

Ministerial Portfolio
Deputy Opposition

Kikori Open

Triumph Heritage Empowerment (T.H.E)

Date of Election
25 July 2012

Votes Received

Contact Details

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

Telephone: 3277532

Electorate Office


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Current: Member of Parliament for Kikori Electorate

Past: First elected in to the 7th National Parliament in the 2002 General Elections for the Kikori Open seat as a People's Progress Party candidate. Appointed Minister for Justice on the 11/8/2002 following the formation of the Somare/Marat government till 3/4/2006, then appointed Minister for Housing. Appointed Minister for Higher Education, Research and Technology in July 2006, then Minister for Internal Security on the 19/1/2007. Elected Deputy Leader of People's Progress Party on the 18/12/2003. Endorsed as National Alliance Party candidate for the Kikori Open seat in the 2007 General Elections. Re-elected to the 8th National Parliament in the 2007 General Elections for the same seat as an National Alliance Party candidate. Appointment as Minister for Labour and Industrial Relations in the Somare-Temu cabinet on the 29/8/2007, then Minister for Internal Security in July 2010 till 2/8/2011. Appointed Minister for Inter Government Relations and District Development on the 5/8/2011 in the O'Neill-Namah cabinet.


Religion: Christian- United Church
Primary Education:
Secondary Education: Educated to grade 12 at Aiyura National High School in 1977
Tertiary Education: Diploma in Commerce from UPNG in 1999

Community Interests:
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Managing Director and Chairman of Gopera Investment Ltd (1992-2002)