James Marape has been elected as new prime minister of Papua New Guinea
James Marape has been elected as new prime minister of Papua New Guinea. He was sworn in as prime minister for a second time.
Papua New Guinea gained independence from Australia in 1975. Papua New Guinea is a diverse tribal society of nine million people who are mostly subsistence farmers and speak more than 800 languages.
- Capital: Port Moresby
- Currency: Papua New Guinean kina
- Population: 89.5 lakhs (2020)