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Cabinet reshuffle in two weeks
A Cabinet reshuffle is coming in two weeks, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday. She said so while speaking to the media after distributing books and bags to children at the Rienzi Complex, Couva. Persad-Bissessar said: "Before we go back to the Parliament that will take place.There will be a reshuffle, a realignment of portfolios for better delivery."
She said the Ministry of Local Government and Ministry of Works would be divided into two ministries. She said the others would also be on the "chessboard" in a bid to better share the work and deliver to the people The PM said she was not in a position to say who would be given the ministries but noted there was room for improvement and the decision was taken after much feedback from the public and government.
She said nominations for UNC candidates for the upcoming local government elections would close on September 9 on or before 4 pm. "Thereafter we go into the budget and screening for candidates," she said. She also offered condolences to the family of former councillor Sahadeo Boondoo who died over the weekend from a heart attack.
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