Former High Commissioner to London Garvin Nicholas was among five new ministers sworn in by President Anthony?Carmona onFebruary 3.Nicholas is the new Attorney General.
Former Brig. Carl Alfonso is the new Minister of National Security.
Former Soca Warrior Brent Sancho is the new Minister of Sport.
Newly elected National Joint Action Committee leader Kwasi Mutema is the new Minister in the Ministry of Works.
Former adviser to Lands and Marine Resources Christine Newallo-Hosein is the new Minister of the People and Social Development.
The five appointments were announced yesterday after Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar revoked the appointments of six Cabinet members in a reshuffle.
Stacy Roopnarine's appointment to the Works Ministry was revoked but she was re-assigned to the Ministry of Gender.
The latest Cabinet reshuffle saw former Attorney General Anand Ramlogan lose his post, along with former Justice Minister Emmanuel George, former Sport Minister Ruperth Grifith, former Minister in the Ministry of National?Security Embau Moheni and former National Security Minister Gary Griffith.
The appointment of former Senate President?Timothy Hamel-Smith was also revoked. Former Government SenatorRaziah Ahmed was elected new Senate President, and will act in President Anthony Carmona's absence.
After the swearing-in ceremony, which took placeat the Office of the President shortly after 8.30 am, the five ministers tookthe Oath of Allegiance of a New Senator in Parliament.
Minister of Legal Affairs Prakash Ramadhar, who was also given the portfolio of Minister of Justice, attended the swearing-in along with Housing?Minister Roodal Moonilal and Communications Minister Vasant Bharath.