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New Cabinet sworn in – photos

Free National Movement Members of Parliament forming the new government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House May 15, 2017. See a captioned full-size photo here.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Free National Movement Members of Parliament forming the new government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House May 15, 2017.

Peter Turnquest was named Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Brent Symonette takes on the post of Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration.

New Cabinet sworn in - photo

Pictured: (sitting, from left) Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security; Jeffrey Lloyd, Minster of Education; T. Brent Symonette, Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration; Dr Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister; Dame Marguerite Pindling; Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; Carl Bethel, QC, Attorney General and Minster of Legal Affairs; Renward Wells, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources; and Dr Duane Sands, Minister of Health. (Standing, from left) Frankie Campbell, Minister of Transport and Local Government; Dionisio D’Aguilar, Minister of Tourism, Aviation and Bahamasair; Michael Pintard, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture; Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Lanisha Rolle, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development; Romauld Ferreira, Minister of the Environment and Housing; Dion Foulkes, Minister of Labour; Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister; Brensil Rolle, Minister of State for the Public Service and National Insurance in the Office of the Prime Minister; and Ellsworth Johnson, Minister of State for Legal Affairs in the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs.(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)

Peter Turnquest was appointed Minister of Finance and Carl Bethel named Attorney General by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling during ceremonies at Government House May 12, 2017. Turnquest will serve as Deputy Prime Minister in the new Free National Movement Cabinet.

In a letter of congratulations, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said he is looking forward to an early briefing with new Prime Minister of The Bahamas Dr Hubert Minnis on matters relating to the Caribbean Community and the tourism industry.

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