Prime Minister, Hon. Andrew Holness, has recommended that Hon. Shahine Robinson, be appointed as Minister of Transport and Works.
The recommendation has been submitted to Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Patrick Allen.
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The appointment, which will take immediate effect, follows the resignation of former Minister, Mike Henry, last night.
In assuming the Transport and Works portfolio, Minister Robinson has relinquished her role as Minister without portfolio with responsibility for Local Government in the Ministry of Housing, Environment, Water and Local Government.