St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis – Dr Terrance Drew, and the members of St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) have sworn in as the Federal Cabinet of the country on August 13, 2022 (Friday). The ceremony was organized at the Warner Park Cricket Stadium.
During the ceremony, the members were sworn-in as the Parliamentary Representatives of different constituencies and were also allotted with their ministries as well as portfolios. The list of the assigned ministries and responsible ministers as allocated by Prime Minister Dr Terrance Drew is as follows:
Geoffrey Hanley, the new Parliamentary Representative of Constituency #1, will serve as the Deputy Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis as well as the Minister of Education, Youth and Minister of Social Development, Gender Affairs, Aging and Disabilities.
Marsha Henderson, Parliamentary Representative of Constituency #2, will serve as Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation and Urban Development.
Konris Maynard, Parliamentary Representative of Constituency #3, was sworn in as Minister of Public Infrastructure and Utilities, Transport, Information, Communication and Technology and Post.
Samal Duggins, Parliamentary Representative of Constituency #4, was sworn in as the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Creative Economy, Entrepreneurship, Marine Resources and Cooperatives.
Dr Denzil Douglas, Parliamentary Representative of Constituency #5, was sworn in as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Economic Development, International Trade, Investment and Commerce. Douglas served as former Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis from 1995 to 2015.
Dr Terrance Drew, who will serve the twin-island Federation as the Prime Minister for the next five years, will also work as the Minister of Finance, National Security, Social, Security, Citizenship by Investment Programme and Health Minister.
Apart from this, the swearing-in ceremony also witnessed the allotment of different positions to different personalities.
Isalean Philip will be the Senator of St Kitts and Nevis.
Garth Wilkin will be the Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs of St Kitts and Nevis, and
Dr Joyelle Clarke will be the Minister of Sustainable Development, Climate Action, Constituency Empowerment and Environment.