MARAPE IS THE NEW PNG PRIME MINISTER

"Tari Pori MP James Marape is the 8th PNG Prime Minister with 101 votes against nominee Sir Mekere Morauta 8 votes."

Tari Pori MP James Marape is the 8th PNG Prime Minister with 101 votes against nominee Sir Mekere Morauta 8 votes.

There were three nominees for the Prime Minister''s seat:

Tari Pori MP James Marape nominated by Sir Peter Ipatas;

Ialibu Pangia MP Peter O'Neill nominated by Patrick Pruaitch;


MoresbyNorth West MP Sir Mekere Morauta nominated by Dr Allan Marat.

However, O'Neill withdrew his nomination so it came down to Marape and Morauta.

Tom KILAVI
May 30, 2019