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New Cabinet of Ministers Sworn In

by: - December 17, 2019
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PM Skerrit being sworn-in

 

A new Cabinet of Government Ministers has been sworn into office.

Earlier today, Tuesday December 17, the Hon. Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit was sworn in as  Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs, Investment, Planning, Sustainable Development, Telecommunications and Broadcasting

The new ministers of government were sworn in as follows.

I . Senior Minister and Minister of Housing and Urban Development Hon. Reginald Austrie

2. Minister of National Security and Home Affairs — Hon. Rayburn Blackmore

3. Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business and Diaspora Relations – Dr. Hon. Kenneth Darroux

4. Minister of Blue and Green Economy, Agriculture and National Food Security – Hon. Fidel Grant

5. Minister of Tourism, International Transport, and Maritime Initiatives – Hon. Denise Charles

6. Minister of Youth Development and Empowerment, Youth at Risk, Gender Affairs, Seniors’ Security, and Dominicans With Disabilities — Hon. Dr Adis King

7. Minister of Trade, Commerce, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Business and Export Development — Hon. Ian Douglas

8. Minister of Governance, Public Service Reform, Citizen Empowerment, Social Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs — Hon. Gretta Roberts

9. Minister of the Environment, Rural Modernisation and Kalinago Upliftment— Hon. Cozier Frederick

10. Minister of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment — Hon. Dr Irving McIntyre

1 1 . Minister of Public Works and The Digital Economy — Senator Hon. Cassani Laville

12. Minister of Sports, Culture and Community Development — Hon. Roselyn Paul

13. Minister of Education, Human Resource Planning, Vocational Training and National Excellence — Hon. Octavia Alfred

Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, with responsibility for Telecommunications and Broadcasting — Senator Hon. Oscar George

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs and Planning — Senator Hon. Gregory “Karessah” Riviere

Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Business and Diaspora Relations, with Specific responsibility for Diaspora Relations — Hon. Edward Registe

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, International Transport, and Maritime Initiatives, with special responsibility for Air and Sea Port Operations — Hon. Chekira Lockhart-Hypolite

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry Of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment, with particular responsibility for Community and Home Care — Hon. Kent Edwards