In a Facebook post this morning Member for Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West said his new appointment is a privilege.
Stuart wrote, “This opportunity to serve as Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister is a privilege.”
He went on to say, “I commit to continue to give my best to and for the country.”
Mr Young then thank the Prime Minister and the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago for the continued opportunity to serve as he looked forward to the new challenges ahead.
Dr Keith Rowley has once again reshuffled his cabinet, in a press release sent just after midnight the Prime Minister stated that he advised Her Excellency President Paula Mae Weekes about the changes to his cabinet. One substantial change is revocation of the appointment of Major General (Retired) Edmund Dillon as Minister of National Security.
The other changes are as follows: (i) Revoke the appointment of Mr Maxie Cuffie as Minister in the Ministry of Public Administration. Mr Cuffie will now serve as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Public Administration.
Government has moved up the date for the official launch of T&T Television (TTT).
The expected rebranding date is set for an early as next month.
This was revealed by Communications Minister Stuart Young at yesterday’s post Cabinet media briefing.
“CNMG is going to be rebranded TTT. So any previous decision taken or any previous talk about shutting down CNMG that is not going to happen. We are going to go and rebrand TTT. In fact, this morning the Prime Minister asked me at Cabinet how soon I expect to do it…I am hoping to do that by July,” Young said.
In a not-too-surprising announcement today, the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) says that Minister Stuart Young is now to take up the portfolio of Minister of Communications.
A statement by the OPM says; "Prime Minister Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley has advised President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Her Excellency Paula Mae-Weekes to appoint the Honourable Stuart Young as Minister of Communications in addition to his current portfolio. This means that the Honourable Marlene Mc Donald is now the Minister of Public Administration."