Three Indian-origin politicians appointed ministers in Ontario

Three Indian-origin Punjabis were inducted into the Cabinet as Ministers in a reshuffle in Canada’s Ontario province. Parm Gill, 47, was on Friday appointed as Ontario’s new Minister of Citizenship and Multiculturalism.

Prabmeet Sakaria, who is a minister, has been elevated with a Cabinet rank as President of the Treasury Board. Responding to the elevation, Sakaria said, “It is an honour to be sworn in as Ontario’s President of the Treasury Board. I am dedicated to working hard with Premier Ford and my colleagues to support Ontarians.” 

Nina Tangri, whose family comes from Bilga near Jalandhar, has been made Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction. Till now, she was serving as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. “Excited to be sworn in as the Associate Minister of Small Business & Red Tape Reduction. Thank you to Premier,” Nina said.