Published On: Mon, Nov 23rd, 2015

Official Press Release from the Governor of Curaçao

GovernorWILLEMSTAD – Prime Minister Dr. Ben Whiteman presented today, November 23, his report to the Governor on the completion of his formation mission. The parties PS, PAIS, PAR, PNP and the independent Member of Parliament, Glen Sulvaran have reached a coalition agreement for the remaining term of Parliament. This is a coalition formed which is backed by a broad majority within Parliament.

In view of the agreements made by the coalition parties on the composition of the cabinet, Mr. S. Palm will be dismissed as Minister of Economic Development. He will be succeeded in that post by Mr. E. P. Rhuggenaath. Mr. S.M.A. Victorina was appointed Minister of Health, Environment and Nature.

The screening based on the Ordinance integrity (candidate) ministers yielded no impediments to appoint the new nominees to the post of minister. They will be sworn in on November 30, 2015 by the Governor.

The Governor has expressed her appreciation towards Prime Minister Ben Whiteman for the way he carried out his mission.

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