Government Ministers sworn in today

Government Ministers sworn in today

By Dhanjay Deo
Thursday 22/11/2018
Premila Kumar being sworn in as the new Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development [Photo: Parliament of Fiji]

A new set of Government Ministers have been sworn in at the State House with some key portfolio changes.

There are 13 Ministers and eight Assistant Ministers.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is also the Minister for Foreign Affairs, iTaukei Affairs and Sugar Industry.

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has been sworn in as the Attorney General, Minister for Economy, Civil Service, Communications and Public Enterprise.

Inia Seruiratu is the Minister for Defence and National Security.

Premila Kumar is the new Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development.

Parveen Bala is the Minister for Employment, Productivity, Industrial Relations, Youth and Sports.

Dr. Mahendra Reddy has been sworn in as the Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Environment and Waterways.

Mereseini Vuniwaqa is the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation.

Ashneel Sudhakar is the Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources.

Semi Koroilavesau is the Minister for Fisheries and Osea Naiqamu is the Minister for Forestry.

Jone Usamate has been sworn in as the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Disaster Management and Meteorological Services.

Rosy Akbar is the new Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts.

Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete is the Minister for Health and Medical Services.

Vijay Nath is the Assistant Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development.

Alvick Maharaj is the Assistant Minister for Employment, Productivity, Industrial Relations, Youth and Sports.

Jale Sigarara is the Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Environment and Waterways.

Viam Pillay is the Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Environment and Waterways.

Veena Bhatnagar is the Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation.

Joseph Nitya Nand is the Assistant Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts.

Alexander O’Connor is the Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services.

George Vegnathan is the Assistant Minister for iTaukei Affairs, Foreign Affairs and Sugar Industry.



Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Pacific Nations Cup 2022
...
13 hours ago

Budget 2022 - 2023
The 2022/2023 National Budget will be delivered on the 15th of July this ...
2 days ago

RKS and Tailevu North retain Tailevu Zone title
RKS won the boys division with 25 gold, 21 silver and 24 bronze. Tailevu North College took out the girls title with 33 gold, 17 silver and 9 bronze ...
9 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
FNPFโ€™s acquisition of Fiji Airways shares is clouded in financial secrecy โ€“ Prof. Prasad
It is only fair that the people know what is the total sum of money that the workers of Fiji have pumped into Fiji Airways, inclusive of loans and the...
6 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Peopleโ€™s Alliance calls for transparency in the sale of Fiji Airways shares
The Peopleโ€™s Alliance has called on the Government for transparency in the sale of Fiji Airways shares and Party Leader, Sitiveni Rabuka is urging ...
4 hours ago

Chaudhry questions FNPF purchase of shares in Fiji Airways
The pension fund of the workers held in FNPF is for their retirement and must be protected from predators. This has been highlighted by Fiji ...
4 hours ago

Has Fiji Airways debt to FNPF been converted to shares to make the Fiji Airways books look good โ€“ Anthony
We are calling on the Board of the Fiji National Provident Fund to clearly explain to members of the Fund the basis of its decision to buy shares of ...
5 hours ago

Fijian Elections Office receives voter education material for persons with disability
The Fijian Elections Office today received voter education material for persons with disability. The Electoral Commissionโ€™s vision for the 2022 ...
6 hours ago

COVID vaccine roll out for children aged 5-11 years old to be announced either tonight or tomorrow
The COVID-19 vaccine roll out for children aged 5 โ€“ 11 years will be announced either tonight or tomorrow morning after the launch earlier ...
6 hours ago

TOP