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

Hon. Westly Nukundj, MP

Westly Nukundj

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Immigration and Border Security

Dei Open


Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament as the member for Dei Open Electorate during the 2017 General elections as a Peoples National Congress Candidate. Currently affiliated to the Liberal Party. Re-appointed as Minister for Immigration and Border Security on 20/12/2020 under the Marape-Basil Cabinet, 2nd term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Dei Open Electorate seat in the 2012 General Elections as a People`s Party candidate. Appointed member of the Culture and Tourism Committee and Public Works Committee in August 2012. Appointed Minister for Transport in the O'Neill-Able Government from 2017-April 2019. He was then appointed Minister for Public Service on 13/05/2019 after a minor cabinet reshuffle in the O'Neill led Government. Appointed Minister for Public Service in the Marape-Steven Government on 07/06/19-07/11/19 then changed ministerial portfolio following a cabinet reshuffle on 08/11/19. Served as Minister for Immigration & Border Security from 08/11/19-16/11/2020.


Contact Details

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