History was created in St. Vincent and the Grenadines today, with the swearing in of this country’s first Female Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.
Senator Keisal Peters, who is also the youngest persons to hold this position, took the oath of office at Government House this morning
Following the administering of oath, Minister Peters was congratulated by Governor General her Excellency Dame Susan Dougan, who expressed confidence in the ability of the new Minister to perform effectively
And Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves in his remarks, spoke of the important role of women in implementing this country’s foreign policy
And the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Keisal Peters, expressed gratitude for being allowed to serve in this capacity