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

Hon. William Gogl Onglo, MP

William Gogl Onglo

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Energy and Caretaker Minister for Higher Education, Science, Research & Technology

Kundiawa Gembogl

United Resource Party (URP)

Votes Received

Parliamentary Services

Current: First elected to the 10th National Parliament in the 2017 National General Election as a United Resource Party Candidate. Appointed Minister for Energy following a cabinet reshuffle on 01/10/2020, Appointed as caretaker Minister for Higher Education, Science, Research & Technology on 16/11/2020, 1st term in this Parliament.

Past: Appointed Minister for Defence on 13/05/2019 following a minor cabinet reshuffle under the O'Neill-Abel Government. D/Chairman of the Economic Affairs and a member of the Emergency Permanent Parliamentary Committees from June 2019 to September 2020.


Religion: Christianity-Seventh Day Adventist (SDA)
Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education from Kondopina Community School (Grade 1-6)
Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary education from Mt Wilhelm High School (Grade 7-10), then Passam National High School ( Grade 11-12)
Tertiary Education: Completed his Tertiary Education from University of Technology, Lae

Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Private Enterpreneur in the Field of Civil & Building (20 years)

Contact Details

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