Powes Parkop

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Powes Parkop (born 18 February 1962) is a Papua New Guinean lawyer and politician, from Manus Province.[1] He is the current governor of Port Moresby and the National Capital District. He was elected to the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea in July 2007.[2] He was re-elected in September 2012.[3]

In June 2010 Parkop founded the Social Democratic Party.[4]


  1. ^ "Nominations By Electorate". PNG Electoral Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 June 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  2. ^ NCDC
  3. ^ "Hon. Powes Parkop, MP - National Parliament of Papua New Guinea". www.parliament.gov.pg. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  4. ^ "Port Moresby Governor launches PNG political party". Radio New Zealand International. 2010-06-22. Retrieved 2010-06-22.