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Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

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Michael Ogio

16 September 1975

Inaugural holder
Michael Somare

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

Term length
At the Governor-General's pleasure

The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, is Papua New Guinea's head of government, consequent on being the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the National Parliament.

2011–12 constitutional crisis

Amidst the 2011–12 constitutional crisis, the office was disputed between Peter O'Neill of the People's National Congress Party and Sir Michael Somare of the National Alliance Party; the latter supported O'Neill as Prime Minister on 3 August 2012, thus the constitutional crisis came to an end.


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