Justyne Caruana named as the new Minister for Gozo
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This afternoon Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced the new Labour Cabinet members.
There was a surprise change for Gozo, with former Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing Dr Justyne Caruana, named as the new Minister for Gozo.
The former Minister Dr Anton Refalo, has been left out of the Cabinet, with the Prime Minister citing the reason being as Dr Refalo “had only been interested in the position of Gozo Minister.”
Clint Camilleri has been made Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights.
The new Cabinet is as follows:
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat
Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri
Parliamentary Secretary for Reform, Citizenship and Simplification Julia Farrugia
Minister for Economy, Investment and Small Business Chris Cardona
Minister for Education and Employment Evarist Bartolo
Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Sport and Voluntary Organisations Clifton Grima
Minister for Energy and Water Management Joe Mizzi
Minister for European Affairs and Equality Helena Dalli
Parliamentary Secretary for EU Funds and Social Dialogue Aaron Farrugia
Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna
Minister for Tourism Konrad Mizzi
Minister for the Interior and National Security Michael Farrugia
Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen Bonnici
Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government and Communities Silvio Parnis
Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection and Valletta 18 Deo Debattista
Minister for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Jose’ Herrera
Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights Clint Camilleri
Minister for Health Chris Fearne
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela
Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg
Parliamentary Secretary for Planning and Property Market Chris Agius
Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana
Minister for Family, Children’s Rights and Social Solidarity Michael Falzon
Parliamentary Secretary for Social Housing Roderick Galdes
Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing Tony Agius Decelis.