Parliament adjourned to Tuesday, 12th October 2021 at 02:00 p.m.

Hon. Lekwa Gure, MBE, OL, MP

Lekwa Gure

Electorate
Rigo Open

Party
United Labour Party (ULP)

Votes Received
7,335

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, left PANGU Pati to join the United Labour Party in 2019 and appointed as Deputy Party Leader, 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. Re-appointed Minister for Civil Aviation following the formation of the Marape-Steven Government on 07/06/19-30/09/2020. Served as Minister for Labour and Industrial Relations from 01/10/2020-16/11/2020.

Biography

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)

Contact Details

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

Ph: +675 3277662
Fax: +675 3277480
lekgure@gmail.com



Next Sitting Dates

October 2021
S M T W T F S
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

Links

Explore Us

Find a Member

Subscribe E-News