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  • Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has charged members of the new Cabinet to commit to serving the Jamaican people.
  • The Governor-General was delivering remarks before swearing in Ministers at a ceremony at King’s House on Monday, March 7.
  • The Cabinet comprises 18 Ministers and four Ministers of State. Mrs. Marlene Malahoo Forte was also sworn in as Attorney General.

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has charged members of the new Cabinet to commit to serving the Jamaican people.

“The people of Jamaica have given you a mandate and they expect a Government that will work for them and serve them well. You may have to climb out of the proverbial box, sometimes, and do creative things to show them that you care and that you understand those expectations,” he said.

The Governor-General was delivering remarks before swearing in Ministers at a ceremony at King’s House on Monday, March 7.

The Cabinet comprises 18 Ministers and four Ministers of State. Mrs. Marlene Malahoo Forte was also sworn in as Attorney General.

The Governor-General congratulated the Ministers and offered best wishes and prayers as they embark on an “epic journey of impressive proportions, at a time of great national expectations.”

He told the Ministers that their service must be undergirded with the highest values and standards.

He said that by accepting the Prime Minister’s invitation to be part of the Government, “you all are indicating your willingness to commit yourself to service for all Jamaicans and to assist him in the realisation of the policy and programme objectives of the Government.”