Parliament will rise till Tuesday 10th August 2021 at 2:00 pm

Hon. Dr. William Tongamp, PhD, MP

William Tongamp

Jiwaka Provincial

People's Party (PP)

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Jiwaka Provincial seat in the 2017 General Elections as a People's Progress Party Candidate, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee, a member of the Appointments Committee a member of the Privileges Committee and a member of the Public Accounts Committee, 2nd Term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Jiwaka Provincial seat in the 2012 General Elections as a New Generation Party candidate. Foundation Governor for Jiwaka Province. Elected Parliamentary Leader of New Generation Party replacing Bart Philemon, on 21/8/2012. Appointed Member of the Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings Committee and Public Accounts Committee in August 2012 under the O'Neill-Abel Government.


Religion: Christianity-Evangelical Brotherhood Church (EBC)
Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education at Kugark Primary School, (1980-1985)
Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary Education at Keravat National High School, (1990-1991)
Tertiary Education: Completed his Tertiary Education at Lae University of Technology (1992-1995), Tohoku University and Akita University, Japan

Achievements: Holds a PhD in mineral and energy resources engineering from the Tohoku University, Japan and post doctoral qualifications from Akita University, Japan
Community Interests: Youth, Sports, Women Programme Development.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Taught masters and doctoral programmes at the Akita University

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