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

Hon. Pila Kole Niningi, MP

Pila Kole  Niningi

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Inter-Government Relations

Imbonggu Open

Papu & Niugini Union Party (PANGU)

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament as the Member for Imbonggu Open seat during the 2017 General Elections as an Independent Candidate. Appointed Minister for Inter-Government Relations on 07/06//19, 2nd term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to 6th National Parliament for the Imbonggu Open in the 1997 General Elections. Declared winner on 14/8/98 following recount ordered by court of disputed returns, displacing Mr. Peter Peipul as member. Appointed Minister for Public Services for 1 week in October 1998. Disqualified from parliament by supreme court decision on the 28/10/98, re-instating Mr. Peipul to office. Appointed Minister for Higher Education, Research, Science & Technology in the O'Neill-Abel Cabinet from August 2017 to May 2019. Served as caretaker Minister for Justice and Attorney General from 16/11/2020 to 19/12/20.


Tertiary Education: Completed Tertiary Education from the University of Papua New Guinea,

Achievements: Graduated from the University of Papua New Guinea with a degree in Law; LLB

Contact Details

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