Indian orgin Minister gets Cabinet Rank in New Zealand

The 43-year-old Kerala native, became the first Indian origin minister to be part of the New Zealand government in 2020.

Indian orgin Minister gets Cabinet Rank in New Zealand
Priyanca Radhakrishnan. Source - beehive.gov.nz

New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, promoted Indian origin minister, Priyanca Radhakrishnan to a member of her cabinet on Monday with an additional portfolio of Associate Workplace Relations and Safety with a focus on migrant exploitation.

Radhakrishnan was already Minister of Community and Voluntary Sector, Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities, Youth, and Associate Minister of Social Development and Employment, prior to her cabinet role.