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NEW MINISTERS SWORN-IN
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17 November 2017
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The Prime Minister Hon. Rick Hou in a group photo with the 14 new Ministers after the swearing in ceremony at the Government House.

A total of fourteen (14) Ministers took their Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office at the Government House yesterday.

The swearing-in came a day after Members of Parliament (MP) elected the country’s 17th Prime Minister Rick Hou on Wednesday.

The new Ministers are;

1.    Manasseh Sogavare MP as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for the Ministry of Finance and Treasury;

2.    John Maneniaru MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Fisheries & Marine Resources;

3.    Peter Shanel Agovaka MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Communications and Aviation;

4.    John Dean Kuku MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development;

5.    Jimson Fiau Tanagada MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Home Affairs;

6.    Bradley Tovosia MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Mines and Energy;

7.    Freda Tuki  MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Women, Youth & Children Affairs;

8.    Moses Garu MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Police & National Security;

9.    Andrew Manepora MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Lands and Housing;

10.  Bartholomew Parapolo MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Culture & Tourism;

11.  Samuel Manetoali MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Forestry and Research;

12.  Nestor Ghiro MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening;

13.  Dr Culwick Togamana MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Environment & Conservation;

14.  Connelly Sandakabatu MP as the Minister for the Ministry of Public Service.
 

The ceremony was witnessed by the Prime Minister Mr Hou and other senior Government officials.

The remaining nine (9) Ministers will take the Oath of Office and Oath of Allegiance by today.




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