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14 ministers in new Solomon Islands Government sworn in

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela has named his cabinet Ministers after he was sworn into office.

14 cabinet ministers in his Government took their oath of office Thursday.

Prime Minister Houenipwela and other senior Government officials witnessed the swearing-in ceremony at Government House in Honiara.

They are:

1. Manasseh Sogavare, MP, as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Treasury;

2. John Maneniaru, MP, as the Minister for Fisheries & Marine Resources;

3. Peter Shanel Agovaka, MP, as the Minister for Communications and Aviation;

4. John Dean Kuku, MP, as the Minister for Education and Human Resources Development;

5. Jimson Fiau Tanagada, MP, as the Minister for Home Affairs;

6. Bradley Tovosia, MP, as the Minister for Mines and Energy;

7. Freda Tuki, MP, as the Minister for Women, Youth & Children Affairs;

8. Moses Garu, MP, as the Minister for Police & National Security;

9. Andrew Manepora, MP, as the Minister for Lands and Housing;

10. Bartholomew Parapolo, MP, as the Minister for Culture & Tourism;

11. Samuel Manetoali, MP, as the Minister for Forestry and Research;

12. Nestor Ghiro, MP, as the Minister for Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening;

13. Dr Culwick Togamana, MP, as the Minister for Environment & Conservation;

14. Connelly Sandakabatu, MP, as the Minister for Public Service.

The remaining ministers are expected to take their oath of office and oath of allegiance today.

SOURCE: SIBC/PACNEWS

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