Politics

PM Bainimarama Announces Cabinet Reshuffle

The Honourable Rosy Akbar will reassume the portfolio of Women, Children, and Poverty Alleviation, a role she held from 2014-2016.
23 Aug 2021 09:13
PM Bainimarama Announces Cabinet Reshuffle

Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has announced a cabinet reshuffle to strengthen the government’s commitment to improve the reach and accessibility of government services and deliver on its suite of people-centric policies under the 2021-2022 National Budget.

The Honourable Rosy Akbar will reassume the portfolio of Women, Children, and Poverty Alleviation, a role she held from 2014-2016.

The Honourable Premila Kumar will be the Minister of Education, Heritage and the Arts. She will continue to serve as the Minister for Local Government.

The Department of Town and Country Planning, previously under the Ministry of Local Government, has been moved to the Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism, and Transport.

The Honourable Prime Minister will add the Ministry of Forestry to his existing portfolios.

The Attorney-General, Honourable Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, will add the Ministry of Housing and Community Development to his existing portfolios.

The reshuffle is effective from Tuesday 24 August 2021.

Feedback: rosi.doviverata@fijisun.com.fj



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