Vanuatu cabinet named


Vanuatu Prime Minister Ishamael Kalsakau has named his cabinet after he was sworn in on Friday.

The line up of ministerial portfolios saw a former Prime Minister and President of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), MP Sato Kilman, appointed as Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister of Lands.

Graon mo Jastis Party (GJP) MP John Salong as Finance Minister; GJP President MP Ralph Regenvanu as Minister of Climate Change; Leaders Party of Vanuatu (LPV) President MP Jotham Napat as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

National United Party (NUP) MP John Still Tari Qetu as Minister of Justice;Vanuatu National Development Party (VNDP)MP Christophe Emelee as Minister of Internal Affairs; Union of Moderate Parties (UMP) MP Nakou Natuman as Minister of Agriculture; Reunification of Movement of Change(RMC) MP Rick Tchmako Mahe as Minister of Health; NUP President MP Bruno Leingkone as Minister of Education; RMC MP Marcellino Telukluk as Minister of Infrastructure; Leaders Party of Vanuatu(LPV) MP Matai Seremaiah as Minister of Tourism and Trade, and RMC MP Tomker Netvunei as Minister of Youth and Sports.