Providenciales, TCI, December 19, 2016 – There is no official word but Magnetic Media has confirmed that just about all of the elected members of the PDM, who served in the last four years were given a ministerial portfolio. The seven ministerial portfolios for the new government were today designated after hours of deliberation at the party’s headquarters in Provo.
Hon. Sharlene Robinson, Madame Premier is the new Minister of Finance; Deputy Premier, Sean Astwood is the Minister of Border Control; Goldray Ewing is the Minister of Works; North & Middle Caicos, MP Ralph Higgs is the Minister of Tourism’ the Ministry of Home Affairs portfolio went to Delroy Williams; Josephine Connolly is the new Minister of Education and the Minister of Health, hails from Grand Turk and is Edwin Astwood.
Noticeably without an appointment to Cabinet, seven-time elected PDM and former chief minister, Derek Taylor. The new ministers will be sworn in tomorrow in Grand Turk by the Governor, His Excellency Dr. John Freeman.
The Opening of Parliament will take place ten days from now on December 29th, also in Grand Turk.