14 Nov 2005

Vanuatu's Prime Minister has replaced two Cabinet Ministers

10:13 am on 14 November 2005

Vanuatu's Prime Minister, Ham Lini, has replaced two of his cabinet ministers.

The finance minister, Moana Carcasses, has been replaced by the lands minister, Willie Jimmy.

The ni Vanuatu minister, Joshua Kalsakau, has been replaced by a new comer, Lui Etap.

The Prime Minister thanked the outgoing Ministers for their cooperation and said he would call them again if he should need their assistance.

Official sources in the Ministry of Finance say Mr Carcasses is preparing to hand over his portfolio to his new successor and at the same time disclose plans for a possible new government altogether.