Official name
INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Form of government
Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Capital
Port Moresby
Head of State
Queen Elizabeth II represented by Governor-General Sir Robert Bob Dadae
Prime Minister
James Marape
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Patrick Pruaitch
Date of establishment of bilateral relations
21 May 1976

Political relations

Relations between the Republic of Serbia and the Independent State of Papua New Guinea are good and have the potential for improvement in various areas.

The then First Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dačić met on 4 June 2018 in Brussels with the former Minister of Foreign Affairs Rimbink Pato.

 

Economic relations

Economic cooperation between Serbia and Papua New Guinea, for now, takes place through trade, which, in 2020, it was reflected through imports from Papua New Guinea in the amount of 71,000 euros, while in 2019 import amounted to 2,000 euros.

 

Bilateral agreements

Agreement between the Government of the SFRY and the Government of Papua New Guinea on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations on Ambassadorial Level between the Two Countries, signed on 21 May 1976.

 

Contact information

The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Canberra covers Papua New Guinea on a non-residential basis: http://www.canberra.mfa.gov.rs/

High Commission of Papua New Guinea in London covers the Republic of Serbia on a non-residential basis: http://pnghighcomm.org.uk/index.php

Contact in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs—Department for Asia, Australia and Pacific (DAAP), tel. 00 381 (0) 11 30 68 345, e-mail: odazap@mfa.rs