Parliament adjourned to Tuesday, 20th April 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Hon. Rainbo Paita, MP

Rainbo Paita

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Finance & Rural Development and Caretaker Minister for National Planning and Monitoring

Finschhafen Open

Papua & Niugini Union Pati (PANGU)

Parliamentary Services

Current: First elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Finschafen Open seat in the 2017 General Elections as a member of the PANGU Party, appointed Minister for Finance and Rural Development on 8/11/19 following a cabinet reshuffle, Leader of Government Business, appointed caretaker Minister for National Planning and Monitoring on 16/11/2020, 1st term in this Parliament .

Past: Appointed Member of the Appointments and Deputy Chairman to the Plans & Estimates Parliamentary Committees in the O'Neill-Abel Government from August 2017-April 2019. Appointed Minister for Communication and Energy (Telikom Ltd, PNG Power Ltd) under the Marape-Steven Government from 07/06/19-07/11/19, then changed ministerial portfolio on 08/11/19 following a cabinet reshuffle. Appointed Assistant Speaker at some point in time after the formation of the Marape-Steven government.


Tertiary Education: Completed Tertiary Education from University of Papua New Guinea in 2010

Achievements: Earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Papua New Guinea, 2011

Contact Details

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