St. Vincent and the Grenadines now has a new Cabinet with two Senators taking Ministerial Posts and another being named Parliamentary Secretary.
This comes as the Unity Labour Party Administration’s full cabinet was officially sworn in yesterday.
The swearing-In ceremony took place at Heritage Square following last Wednesday’s General Election, which secured a Fourth Term in office for the party.
The various Government Ministers portfolios are:
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Public Service, National Security, Legal Affairs and Grenadines affairs, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves.
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Sir Louis Straker.
Minister of Housing, Informal Human Settlements, Lands and Surveys and Physical Planning, Montgomery Daniel.
Minister of Tourism, Sports and Culture, Cecil Mckie.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Rural Transformation, Sabato Caesar.
Minister of National Mobilization, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons with Disabilities and Youth, Frederick Stephenson.
Minister of Economic Planning, Sustainable Development, Industry, Trade, information and Labour, Camillo Gonsalves.
Minister of Education, National Reconciliation and Ecclesiastical Affairs, St. Clair “Jimmy” Prince.
Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Robert Luke Browne.
Minister of Transport, Works, Urban Development and Local Government Julian Francis.
And, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Ecclesiastical Affairs, Deborah Charles.
Meanwhile, speaking at yesterday’s ceremony Governor General Sir. Frederick Ballantyne reminded the new Cabinet that it represents not only the supporters of ULP, but everyone in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Governor General also challenged members of the new Cabinet to think about what they can do to bring the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines together.
Last Thursday – December 10th, a Swearing in ceremony was held at Government House for Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, Deputy Prime Minister Louis Straker and Attorney General Judith Jones Morgan.