Senator Carla Barnett Sworn in as a Government Minister

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Updated: August 9, 2016

Senator Dr. Carla Barnett has been sworn-in as a Minister of State by Governor General, His Excellency Sir Colville Young. Senator Barnett will now assume responsibility as Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance for which Prime Minister Dean Barrow holds overall responsibility. Dr. Barnett is quoted as saying, “I’ve been asked to perform in a position that is really important at this time; and my hope, my expectation, my commitment is to do the best that I can along with the full team in Cabinet to ensure that we do what needs to be done at this time.” The swearing in took place at Belize House in Belmopan.