King to evaluate Infrastructure Ministry

The minister will assess the island’s infrastructure in order to bring it up to standard.

Infrastructure Minister Hon. Stephenson King has said that an evaluation of his new ministry will be the first order of business.

Minister King, speaking after he was sworn in as Minister for Infrastructure, Energy and Labour in the new Allen Chastanet led administration, pointed to the need to evaluate the ministry. He added that there was also need to assess infrastructure and conduct an audit to determine what is required to bring the infrastructure up to standard.

He described as a “novelty” Prime Minister Chastanet’s announcement of cluster portfolios in the new cabinet of ministers, with senior and junior ministers working together.

“It is now to see how the experiment works to produce greater efficiency and increased productivity – that will be the hallmark of the success of the new configuration,” he said.