Trinidad and Tobago

Cabinet reshuffle


Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has carried out a wide ranging reshuffle of her government. The new and retained posts as published in the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian online are as follows:

New portfolios:
Austin Jack Warner Minister of National Security
Vernella Alleyne-Toppin Minister in Ministry of the People
Jamal Mohammed Minister of Communications
Marlene Coudray Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development
Chandresh Sharma Minister of Transport
Dr Delmon Baker Minister of Tobago Development
Dr Surujrattan Rambachan Minister of Local Government
Emmanuel George Minister of Public Utilities, Works and Infrastructure
Dr Lincoln Douglas Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism
Stephen Cadiz Minister of Tourism
Winston Peters Minister of Community Development
Dr Rupert Griffith Minister of Science and Technology
Fazal Karim Minister of Tertiary Education
Winston Dookeran Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ganga Singh Minister of the Environment and Water Resources
Ramona Ramdial Minister in the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources
Clifton de Coteau Minister of National Diversity and Social Integration
Embau Moheni Minister in the Ministry of National Diversity and Social Integration
Larry Howai Minister of Finance
Devant Maharaj Minister of Food Production
Jairam Seemungal Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Production
Vasant Bharath Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment
Nela Khan Deputy Speaker
Positions retained:
Anand Ramlogan Attorney General
Dr Roodal Moonilal Minister of Housing
Prakash Ramadhar Minister of Legal Affairs
Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh Minister of the People:
Errol McLeod Minister of Labour
Kevin Ramnarine Minister of Energy
Dr Bhoe Tewarie Minister of Planning
Anil Roberts Minister of Sport
Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan Minister of Public Administration
Dr Tim Gopeesingh Minister of Education
Dr Fuad Khan Minister of Health
Collin Partap Minister in the Ministry of National Security
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