President Waqa names his cabinet_13June2013
President Waqa names his
His Excellency President Baron Waqa announced his cabinet
line-up at the first sitting of the 21st parliament this
morning (13 June) which includes two of the newly elected members
of parliament (MP).
President Waqa will hold the portfolios of Chairman of the
Cabinet, Minister for the Public Service, Foreign Affairs &
Trade, Climate Change, Police & Emergency Services.
Hon David Adeang is Minister Assisting the President, Finance
& Sustainable Development, Justice, Eigigu Holdings Corporation
and Nauru Air Corporation.
Hon Valdon Dowiyogo is Minister for Health, Transport, Sport and
Newly elected MP Aaron Cook is Minister for Commerce, Industry
and Environment as well as Ronphos and Nauru Rehabilitation
Also newly elected MP and the second woman parliamentarian Mrs
Charmaine Scotty is Minister for Home Affairs, Education and Youth,
and Land Management.
Hon Shadlog Bernicke is Minister for Nauru Phosphate Royalties
Trust, Telecommunications, and Nauru Utilities Corporation.
The Cabinet was sworn in yesterday afternoon (12 June) in the
The parliament sitting today continues.