The newly elected vice president of Union of Moderate Parties and the member of parliament for Efate constituency, Jack Norris has been appointed as new minister of sports, youth development and training by Prime Minister Charlot Salwai yesterday.
Mr Norris replaced Nato Taiwia. Tawia lost his position as a state minister and member of parliament for Efate after the re-counting of the results of last by-elections on Efate.
Mr Salwai welcomed Mr Norris his cabinet and said that he fully trusted him on his new appointment.
Mr Norris is one of the new elected members of national parliament during last snap elections.