Parliament in Session

Hon. Roy Biyama, MP

Roy Biyama

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Corecctional Services (CIS)

Electorate
Middle Fly Open

Party
People's National Congress Party (PNC)

Votes Received
8,268

Parliamentary Services

Current: Fourth Term to the 10th National Parliament, Member for Middle Fly Open Electorate, Minister for Correctional Services

Past: First elected to the 7th National Parliament in 2002 as Papua New Guinea Revival Party then joined People's Action Party. Minister for Higher Education, Research and Science Technology in the Somare/Marat Cabinet on 2/08/2003, resigned as Government Minister on 18/05/2004, then reinstated on the same day as Minister for Labour and Industrial Relations. Appointed Minister for State Assisting the Prime Minister on 23/06/2006 (G123,2006). Re-elected to the 8th National Parliament in the 2007 General Elections for the same seat as a United Resources Party candidate. Appointed as Parliamentary Secretary for Environment and Conversation and member of Parliamentary Referral Committee on Lands and Environment in August 2007. Re-elected to the 9th National Parliament in the 2012 General Elections for the same seat as Peoples National Congress Party candidate. Appointed Culture and Tourism Committee-Deputy Chair and member for Emergency Committee and Plans and Estimates Committee in August 2012.

Biography

Religion: Christianity-Seventh Day Adventist (SDA)
Primary Education: Biula Community School, 1975-1984
Secondary Education: Awaba Secondary School, 1981-1984
Tertiary Education: Motor Mecanic, Kiunga Vocational Centre

Achievements: Private Business Man
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Businessman

Contact Details

Parliament Office
C/-National Parliament, PO Parliament House, WAIGANI, Papua New Guinea

Ph: +675 3277528
Fax: +675 3277480
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