Former finance minister and occasional ally of the outgoing PM Peter O’Neill is picked after fresh opposition defectionsPapua New Guinea has appointed James Marape as its new prime minister, after a tumultuous few months in the country’s political life.Marape, a former finance minister and sometime ally of the outgoing prime minister Peter O’Neill, was elected by MPs who voted overwhelmingly, 101 to eight, to make him the next leader. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/30/papua-new-guinea-james-marape-next-prime-minister
Author : Kate Lyons
Publish date : 2019-05-30 01:17:41
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