New Minister of Tourism Appointed
The Honourable Stephen Cadiz, Member of Parliament for Chaguanas East, will assume the portfolio of Minister of Tourism.
Minister Cadiz joins the tourism family after heading the Ministry of Trade and Industry which is responsible for the country’s diversification drive and development of the non-energy services and manufacturing sectors.
Speaking with the media after the Honourable Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced a Cabinet reshuffle, the Minister indicated that he is looking forward to the new position and is ready to take on the role.
A prominent businessman and social activist Minister Cadiz first came to prominence in Trinidad and Tobago through his social activism. His social involvement included various citizens’ groups and environmental causes.