The Governor General has appointed the Honourable Michael Browne M.P. to the post of Minister of the Creative Industries and Innovation, effective January 3, 2022.
Watch him take his oath and give brief remarks here:
The Minister will have responsibility for Culture, Carnival, Independence, One Nation Concert, V.C. Bird Day Celebrations, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Decorative Arts, Performing Arts, Musical Arts, Happiness and Unity, Innovation, and the UNOPS. Section 69(3) of the Antigua and Barbuda Constitution Order places the authority to determine portfolios within the Cabinet on the shoulders of the Prime Minister.