Thursday, March 27, 2014

PM Kamla to assume People Ministry portfolio

PM Kamla tours flooded areas in 2010
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said on Wednesday she will take over the ministry of the people while she considers an appropriate replacement for Glenn Ramadharsingh, whom she fired Tuesday.

In a media release she said, “The Ministry of the People and Social Development remains something very close to my heart; it was a promise I made to the nation that was delivered in 2010 and the work of the Ministry is important to my vision of poverty eradication, the achievement of social justice and the empowerment of people.”

The Prime Minister added, “Given the strategic importance of the Ministry to my Government’s overall objective of eradicating poverty and enhancing the quality of lives of citizens who are differently abled or disadvantaged by their circumstances, I will assume charge of the Ministry, while I consider an appropriate replacement."
of the assume the portfolio of Minister of the People and Social Development.

The Prime Minister announced on Tuesday that she had advised the president to to revoke the appointment Glenn Ramadharsingh, who held the the portfolio since 2010. Ramadharsingh remains the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Caroni Central.

Related:PM fires Ramadharsingh

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