Parliament rise till 7th May 2019 at 2:00pm

Hon. Nick Kopia Kuman, MP

Nick Kopia Kuman

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Education

Gumine Open

People's National Congress (PNC) Party

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Gumine Open seat as a People's National Congress Candidate in the 2017 General Elections. Appointed Minister for Education following the formation of the O'neill-Abel Cabinet on the 02/08/2017, 3rd Term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 7th National Parliament in the 2002 General Elections for the Gumine Open seat as an Independent Candidate then joined the People's National Congress. Commissioned Minister for Culture and Tourism in the Somare/Marat cabinet on the 2/8/2003 till 18/5/2004, and again on the 19/1/2007. Re-elected to the 9th National Parliament for the same seat as a People's National Congress Party member. Declared duly elected in November 2013 following recount of votes. Appointed Minister for Education in the O'Neill-Dion government on 24/2/2014.


Tertiary Education: University of Western Sydney, Australia

Achievements: Holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) with Honors from the University of Western Sydney, Australia.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Employed by the National Capital District Commission for 19 years. Mr. Kuman was the Deputy City Manager of NCD

Contact Details

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