All Saints West MP, Michael Browne will become a Member of the Cabinet and be assigned a new Ministerial portfolio today January 3, 2022.
Prime Minister (PM) Gaston Browne has already written to Governor-General Sir Rodney William and informed him of that decision.
PM Browne advised the Governor-General to appoint the All Saints MP to the post of Minister of the Creative Industries and Innovation, effective January 3.
He will have responsibility for Culture, Carnival, Independence, One Nation Concert, V.C. Bird Day Celebrations, Visual, Graphic, Decorative, Performing and Musical Arts, Happiness and Unity, Innovation, and the UNOPS.
Browne resigned as the Minister of Education in November 2020 following his arrest and subsequent charge on a serious offence.
He was acquitted in December last year.