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April 28 2009 at 10:00 PM

Response to How Many Wives does Patrick Pruaitch have?

Honorable Patrick Pruaitch MP, from Ulau village in the Aitape Ditrict of SandaunProvince in Papua New Guinea was born in his village on June 29th, 1964. After completing his primary education at St. Vincent De Paul Primary School in Ulau village from 1973-1978, Mr. Pruaitch continued onto St. Ignatius High School where hedid his grades 7-10 from 1979-1982. In 1983, he was selected to do his grade 11 and 12at Sogeri National High School in the Central province. Following the successful completion of his Grade12, he enrolled at the University ofPapua New Guinea and later graduated with a Bachelor of Economics Degree. Hon. Patrick Pruaitch after graduation, was among a few selected who underwent aGraduate Management Training Program with the then South Pacific (SP) Holdings Ltd,now known as SP Breweries. After an initial 18-months training, he was posted to Lae as the Logistics Supervisor. He spent the next 10 years with SP Breweries in the Sales and Marketing section. He rose very quickly in ranks of the commercial division and became the Regional Operations Manager for the New Guinea Islands Region based in Kokopo, East New Britain province.One of the highlights of Hon. Pruaitchs employment with SP Breweries was a one-year stint with the Asia Pacific Breweries in Singapore in 1992. On May 30th1998, he left SP Breweries and joined Shell (PNG) Limited as the RetailManager of the Momase Region, the position he held for three and a half years. In February 2002, he resigned to contest the 2002 National Election as an Independent Candidate. Following his win, Hon. Pruaitch joined National Alliance Party, the ruling party in the current government. Hon. Pruaitch was appointed Minister for Forest, after the formation of the Somare led Government on 13thAugust 2002. In May 2004, he was appointed Leader ofGovernment Business, a role he held apart from the Forest portfolio until up to the time of the 2007 elections.
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Biodata Hon. Patrick Pruaitch, MPupdated - 1/29/2008 3:55 PM Page 2 On numerous occasions in the last Government, Hon. Pruaitch acted in several Ministries including Education, State Enterprises and Communication, Lands and Physical Planning, Finance and National Planning & Monitoring. On the 23rdday of June, 2006 Minister Pruaitch acted on the highest post in the Government as acting Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea during which time he sworein two newly appointed Cabinet Ministers. Hon. Pruaitch contested and won back his seat of Aitape/Lumi in 2007. He was appointed Treasurer and Minister for Finance, a senior portfolio in the current Coalition Government soon after the formation of the new Government led by the National Alliance Party, the position he still holds today. Hon. Pruaitch is married with six children whose ages range from 7-20 years old. He has a very strong business accruement and is well vested with corporatemanagement practices.
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