Haiti: Céant handed his resignation after the installation of Lapin

Thursday at the National Palace, President Jovenel Moïse on the sidelines of the 36th Council of Ministers, in the presence of members of the ministerial cabinet proceeded to the inauguration and the presentation of Jean Michel Lapin as new acting Prime Minister.

It should be noted that in the history of Haiti it is a first that the same day is published the presidential decree of appointment in the official journal Le Moniteur #42 and that is installed a interim Prime Minister. Jean Michel Lapin also retains his post of Minister of Culture.

Addressing the Ministers, the Head of State declared “I have the honor to present to you the Acting Prime Minister, Mr. Jean Michel Lapin, who replaces former Prime Minister Jean-Henry Céant, as you know which was demissed following a motion of censure on March 18, 2019 by the assembly of the deputies” (without a word to congratulate Céant, absent at this ceremony for the 6 months spent to manage the government) “By his constancy, dedication and professionalism, he deserves the confidence I have placed in him.”


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