Rini taking his oath as new Minister of Fisheries

Two New Ministers took their oath of office and oath of allegiance before the Governor General His Excellency Sir Frank Kabui at the Government House this afternoon (Friday 13th October 2017).

The Ministers who are reshuffled are:

  1. John Maneniaru, as the Minister for the Ministry of Finance and Treasury;
  1. Snyder Rini, as the Minister for the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources.

According to the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, this reshuffle is a continuation of the implementation strategy of the DCC Government following the DCCG’s reprioritisation of its policy.

The Prime Minister effected the proposed reshuffle after conducting consultations with Government Caucus.

The Prime Minister is confident that the new ministers will provide their Ministries with the necessary support and calls on the general public to provide support to the Ministers.

The swearing in ceremony was witnessed by the Prime Minister, several members of Cabinet, Government Caucus and senior Government Officials.

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