Parliament will rise till Tuesday, 25th August at 02:00 pm.

Hon. Lekwa Gure, MBE, OL, MP

Lekwa Gure

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Civil Aviation

Rigo Open

United Labour Party (Deputy leader)

Votes Received

Parliamentary Services

Current: First elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Rigo Open Electorate seat in the 2017 General Elections as an Independent Candidate, then joined PANGU Pati. Appointed Minister for Civil Aviation in the Marape-Steven Government and sworn in on 07/06/19 by the Governor General Sir Bob Dadae, Deputy Party Leader of the United Labour Party, 1st Term in this Parliament.

Past: Appointed Chairman for Plans & Estimates Committee, Member of Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings Committee, Chairman for Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on 17th April 2019. Affiliated with to the Papua & Niugini Union (PANGU) Pati. He was then appointed Minister for Civil Aviation on 13/05/19 after a minor cabinet reshuffle in the O'Neill-Abel Cabinet.


Primary Education: Completed Primary Education from Babaka Pri. Sch, Gr. 1-2, Raukele Pri. Sch, Gr. 3-4, Kila Kila, Gr 5-6 Pri. Sch
Secondary Education: Completed High School Education from Kwikila High School
Tertiary Education: Completed Matriculation, Preliminary Year, University of Papua New Guinea

Achievements: Australian Institute of Business (AIB) MBA,2015
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Air Niugini Ltd on various Aircraft Types- (FK27,DHC-7, FK28, A300-B4, A310-300, B767-300, F900)

Contact Details

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