6th of August, 2020. Georgetown, Guyana, South America.Last updated: August 6, 2020 at 17:32 pm
Newly elected President Irfaan Ali has yesterday, 5th of August, 2020, named 19 new Ministers for his cabinet in the government of Guyana, South America. This is in addition to a few that were named on the 2nd of August – the day of the swearing in of the President.
On the 2nd of August, Gail Texiera was named Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance while Anil Nandlall was named Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs. On that day, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo was also sworn in as Vice President of Guyana while Mr. Mark Phillips was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Guyana.
Ali assumed presidency on the 2nd of the August, 2020 after the PPP/C was declared the winner of the March 2, 2020 elections in Guyana.
Here are the details of the newly formed cabinet.
Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali – President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips – Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo – Vice President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
Mr. Anil Nandlall – Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs
Ms. Gail Teixeira – Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance
Zulfikar Mustapha– Minister of Agriculture
Pauline Sukhai– Minister of Amerindian Affairs
Charles Ramson–Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport
Priya Manickchand–Minister of Education
Hugh Todd– Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Dr Frank Anthony–Minister of Health
Robeson Benn–Minister of Home Affairs
Collin Croal–Minister of Housing and Water
Susan Rodregues–Minister within the Ministry of Housing and Water
Vindhya Persaud–Minister of Human Services and Social Security
Joseph Hamilton– Minister of Labour
Nigel Dharamlall– Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Anand Persaud– Minister within the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development
Vickram Bharrat–Minister of Natural Resources
Kwame McKoy–Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister
Sonia Parag–Minister of Public Service
Juan Edhill–Minister of Public Works
Deodat Indar– Minister within the Ministry of Public Works
Oneidge Allicock — Minister of Tourism
In addition, it was announced that the President and Vice President would take charge of the Ministry of Finance.