Members of the new Cabinet. (JIS Photo)
The Hon. Karl Samuda now holds the portfolio of Minister of Industry, Commerce & Agriculture and Fisheries. He has taken charge of this new Ministry, along with the Hon. JC Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio.
Minister Samuda officially takes up office on March 8, 2016.
Other members of the Cabinet are the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, who also heads the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation. He is supported by the Hon. Horace Chang, Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Derrick Smith, Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, and the Hon. Daryl Vaz, Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister.
Senator Hon. Kamina Johnson-Smith, takes over as the Minister of Foreign Affairs; Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Finance and Public Service; Hon. Fayval Williams, Minister of State in Ministry of Finance and Public Service; Hon. Rudyard Spencer, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and Public Service; Hon. Robert Montague, Minister of National Security; Senator Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr. Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security.
The Hon. Delroy Chuck is the Minister of Justice, while Senator, Hon. Ruel Reid is in charge of Education, Youth and Information, while Hon. Floyd Green is Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information.
Hon. Andrew Wheatley, assumes the role of Minister of Energy, Science and Technology; Hon. Desmond McKenzie, Minister of Local Government; Hon. Mike Henry, Minister of Transport and Mining; Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism; Dr. Hon. Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health; Hon. Shahine Robinson, Minister of Labour and Social Security; Hon. Olivia “Babsy” Grange, Minister of Entertainment, Sport, Culture and Gender.
Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.
We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.
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