Parliament rise till Tuesday 20th, April 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Hon. Solan Mirisim, MP

Solan Mirisim

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Defence


Papua & Niugini Union Pati (PANGU)

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the Tenth National Parliament in the 2017 National General Election as a People's National Congress Party Candidate. Appointed as Minister for Defence on 20/12/2020, 2nd term in this Parliament.

Past: Appointed Minister for Defence after the formation of the O'Neil-Abel Government from August 2017 to April 2019. Resigned from his Ministerial Portfolio in April 2019. Served as Minister for Forests from 07/06/19 to 19/12/20.


Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education from Telefomin Primary School
Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary Education from Telefomin Secondary School
Tertiary Education: Completed his Tertiary Education at Lae Business College, Lae.

Achievements: Awarded Certificate in Business Management from Lae Business College
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Self Employed- Businessman

Contact Details

Parliament Office
C/-National Parliament, PO Parliament House, WAIGANI, NCD 131, Papua New Guinea

Fax: +675 3277480