Dr Hubert Minnis was on 11th May sworn in as the fourth Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas since the country gained political independence from Britain in 1973.
Minnis, a medical doctor and former minister of health was sworn into office late Thursday at Government House by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling.
Hubert Minnis pledged, on behalf of his colleagues, their commitment to serve with integrity as Her Majesty’s Bahamas Government.
He added that he looked forward to the “most cordial relations” with her office in the service of the nation.
On May 10, Minnis led his Free National Movement (FNM) party in a landslide victory. The FNM was able to pull off a stunning defeat securing 34 of 39 constituencies.Bahamas: Know More
- Coral based archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean
- Capital: Nassau
- Dialing code: +1
- Currency: Bahamian dollar
- Recognised regional languages: Bahamian Creole