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Hon. William Powi, MP

Electorate
Southern Highlands Provincial

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Southern Highlands Provincial seat in the 2017 General Elections Resigned from the People's National Congress Party on 26th April 2019. Appointed Chairman of the B-Partisan Committee on Bougainville Affairs; Deputy Chairman of the Legislation and Member of the Private Business; Privileges; Public Accounts; Constitutional Laws and Acts and Subordinate and Legislation Permanent Parliamentary Committees under the Marape-Steven Government in June 2019.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Southern Highlands Provincial seat in the 2012 General Elections as an People`s National Congress Party candidate. Governor for Southern Highlands Province 2012-2017, Appointed Deputy Chairman to the Appointments and Legislation Parliamentary Committees, and member of the Public Accounts Permanent Parliamentary Committees under the O'Neill-Abel Government in August 2017- April 2019.

Biography

Religion: Christianity
Primary Education: Completed Primary Education from Semin Community School, Gr1-6 (1977 to 1982)
Secondary Education: Completed Secondary Education from Nipa High School (1983-1986) and St Fidelis College, (1987-1989) Madang .
Tertiary Education: Completed Tertiary Education from Waikato University, New Zealand (1995-1996), University of Papua New Guinea (1990-1993)

Achievements: Awarded a Masters Degree in Public Policy from Waikato University, New Zealand from 1997. Earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Papua New Guinea in 1994
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Public Servant prior to entering politics.

Contact Details

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