The Ministry of the Presidency today announced the appointments of former Ministers Carl Greenidge, Dominic Gaskin and Dr. Rupert Roopnarine to continue working in the Government.
Former Foreign Minister, Carl Greenidge has been appointed Foreign Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He will now hold responsibility for the Department of Frontiers and Territorial Integrity and the Department of Trade and Economic Cooperation.
Former Business Minister, Dominic Gaskin has been appointed Director of Manufacturing and Marketing within the Ministry of Business with responsibility for the enforcement of standards, providing assistance to small producers and access to markets, particularly Eastern Caribbean markets.
And Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine who is the former Public Service Minister will now serve as the Director of Public Service Training within the Ministry of the Presidency.
He will hold responsibility for training standards at the Bertram Collins College of the Public Service, the Guyana Defence Force Staff College and Guyana Police Force Staff College.
The appointments follow the recent appointment of former State Minister Joe Harmon as Director General of the Ministry of the Presidency.
The four former Ministers were all forced to resign after the High Court and the Court of Appeals both ruled that it was unconstitutional for holders of dual citizenship to serve as Members of Parliament.
Harmon, Greenidge and Roopnarine have all indicated that they will be renouncing their foreign citizenship. Mr. Gaskin was born in the United Kingdom.