Thursday, September 5, 2013

Gary Griffith named National Security Minister in T&T

PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Thursday announced a realignment of her cabinet with several changes.

Gary Griffith
Gary Griffith is the new minister of national security. Marlene Coudray is taking over the local government ministry from Suruj Rambachan who is staying in the ministry of works. Jamal Mohammed has been fired as communications minister; he is succeeded by Gerry Hadeed. 

Clifton De Coteau has taken over the gender, youth and child development ministry. Raziah Ahmed has been appointed to the Senate and made a Minister in the Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development.

In the realigned cabinet, Roodal Moonilal's ministry has been split in two, Chandresh Sharma has moved to tourism and Stephen Cadiz has been handed the transport portfolio. Jairam Seemungal has got a ministry, as has Rodger Samuel. Emmanuel George has moved from National Security to the Justice Ministry, replacing Christlyn Moore, whose senate appointment has also been revoked. 

Here is the list of the realignment:

Minister of Gender, Youth & Child Development
Hon. Clifton De Coteau
Minister of Housing and Urban Development
Hon. Dr. Roodal Moonilal
Minister of Land & Marine Resources
Hon. Jairam Seemungal
Minister of Local Government
Hon. Senator Marlene Coudray
Minister of National Diversity & Social Integration
Hon. Rodger Samuel
Minister of Tourism
Hon. Chandresh Sharma
Minister of Transport
Hon. Stephen Cadiz
Minister of Works & Infrastructure
Hon. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan
Minister of Communications
Mr. Gerald Hadeed
Minister of State in the Ministry of Gender, Youth & Child Development
Ms. Raziah Ahmed
Minister of Justice
Sen. Emmanuel George
Minister of National Security
Mr. Gary Griffith

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