Kumar Becomes Head Of Government In Fiji’s Parliament

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Replacement for Tikoduadua takes over Ministerial portfolio

By Reginald Chandar

SUVA, Fiji (Fijilive, May 12, 2015) – Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Praveen Kumar has been given the portfolio of Infrastructure and Transport following the resignation of Minister Pio Tikoduadua yesterday.

He also becomes the Head of Government in Parliament.

Confirming this, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama also announced the appointed of two Assistant Ministers.

Vijay Nath becomes Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, relinquishing his existing portfolio of Assistant Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts.

Lorna Eden is also appointed as Assistant Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, relinquishing her existing portfolio as Assistant Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism.

Newly sworn in Member of Parliament, Jilila Kumar has been appointed the Assistant Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts.

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