Parliament rise till Tuesday, 10th November 2020 at 2:00 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. Re-appointed Minister for Civil Aviation following the formation of the Marape-Steven Government on 07/06/19, Appointed Deputy Party Leader of the United Labour Party after the formation of the Party in 2019, 1st Term in this Parliament.

Past: Appointed Chairman to the Plans & Estimates, Chaiman to Public Accounts and Member to the Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings Committee on 17/04/ 2019. Affiliated with 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 his High School Education; Form 1-4 from Kwikila High School
Tertiary Education: Completed Matriculation from UPNG (1975), then NASA Flying Sch, NSW (1976-1977), then Australian Institute of Business (2015)

Achievements: Earned his Master in Business Administration from the Australian Institute of Business in 2015
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Employed by Air Niugini Ltd as Pilot and flew various Aircraft Types- (FK27,DHC-7, FK28, A300-B4, A310-300, B767-300, F900)

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