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

Hon. William Samb, MP

William Samb

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Transport & Infrastructure (Air Niugini)

Goilala Open

Papua & Niugini Union Pati (PANGU)

Votes Received
6000 plus

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Goilala Open seat as a Pangu Party Candidate in the 2017 General Elections. Appointed as Minister for Transport and Infrastructure (Air Niugini) on 07/06/19, 2nd term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Goilala Open seat in a by-election in August 2015 as a Pangu Pati candidate following the death of then member, Daniel Mona in August 2015. Appointed Shadow Minister for Works in the last Parliament. Appointed Minister assisting the Prime Minister in the O'Neill-Abel Government from August 2017-April 2019. Resigned as Minister assisting the Prime Minister in April 2019.


Religion: Christianity
Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education from Kambise Prim. (Gr 1-6), and Tapini High Sch (Gr 7-8)
Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary Education from Tapini High Sch (Gr.9-10) and Sogeri National High (Gr. 11-12)
Tertiary Education: Completed his Tertiary Education from the University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology

Achievements: Earned a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from PNG University of Technology in 1995. Awarded a Masters Degree in Project Management from the Queensland University of Technology in 2012
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Implementation Manager for National Roads Authority (NRA)

Contact Details

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