Mathew Batsiua

Mathew Batsiua
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Member of the Nauruan Parliament
for Boe
In office
October 23, 2004 – August 27, 2019
Preceded by Kinza Clodumar
Personal details
Born (1971-05-27) 27 May 1971 (age 50)[citation needed]
Nationality Nauru Nauruan
Residence Boe

Mathew Jansen Batsiua (born May 27, 1971[citation needed]) is a Nauruan politician.[1] Batsiua, a former health minister and former foreign minister of Nauru, has served as a member of parliament for the constituency of Boe since 2004.[2]

Parliamentary role

Batsiua has been elected to parliament in the 2004 general elections, ousting long-time parliamentarian and former president Kinza Clodumar. He has been re-elected in the 2007 and 2008 elections. He was appointed as Minister Assisting the President of Nauru in the short-lived cabinet of Frederick Pitcher in November 2011.

Parliamentary constituency

He represents the Boe Constituency in the Parliament of Nauru.


Before entering parliament, Batsiua previously served as chief secretary.

See also


  1. ^ Parliament of Nauru
  2. ^ "Asylum plan on course despite Nauru power shift". ABC News (Australia). 2011-11-10. Retrieved 2011-11-10.

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