Alexis Sarei

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Alexis Holyweek Sarei CBE (25 March 1934 - 22 September 2014) was a Papua New Guinean politician from Bougainville. He governed North Solomons Province (Bougainville) as district commissioner from 1973 to 1975, as president of the secessionist Republic of the North Solomons that existed from 1975 to 1976,[1] and as premier twice, from 1976 to 1980 and again from 1984 to 1987. Between premierships, he also served as Papua New Guinean High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howe, K. R.; Kiste, Robert C.; Lal, Brij V. (1994). Tides of history: the Pacific Islands in the twentieth century. University of Hawaii Press. p. 217. ISBN 978-0-8248-1597-4. Retrieved 22 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Speaker Sarei one of our finest leaders". postcourier.com.pg. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
Political offices
First District commissioner of North Solomons Province
1973–1975
secession
First
secession
President of the Republic of the North Solomons
1975–1976
rejoined Papua New Guinea
First Premier of North Solomons Province
1976–1980
Succeeded by
Leo Hannett
Preceded by
Leo Hannett
Premier of North Solomons Province
1984–1987
Succeeded by
Joseph Kabui
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Papua New Guinean High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Succeeded by