December 19, 2017

Vanuatu PM Salwai reshuffles key cabinet positions

Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has reshuffled cabinet portfolios, giving Ground and Justice Party's (GJP) member’s three key cabinet positions.

GJP president, Ralph Regenvanu takes up Foreign Affairs Ministry, replacing Bruno Leingkone, according to a government statement released today.

Two other GJP members – Alfred Maoh and Andrew Napuat were included in the cabinet reshuffle.

Maoh becomes the new Minister for Lands while Napuat, who is new to cabinet, takes over internal affairs.

Prime Minister Salwai appointed MP for Malekula, Gracia Shedrack from Leaders Party as the new Minister for Health, replacing fellow Malekula MP, Jerome Ludvaune.

Following the reshuffle and the appointment this morning, Napuat and Shedrack have become new ministers in PM Salwai’s cabinet.

Both Leingkone and Ludvaune are no longer state ministers.

Prime Minister Salwai described the decisions taken Leingkone and Ludvaune as honorable and acknowledged their contributions during their term in office…

SOURCE VANUATU GOVT/PACNEWS

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