Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries – Senator the Honorable Kazim Hosein
Senator the Honourable Kazim Hosein was appointed the Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries on March 16th, 2022.
Prior to his appointment at the Agriculture Ministry, Minister Hosein was the Minister of Rural Development and Local Government from November 2016 to March 15th, 2022.
The Honourable Minister also served as Mayor of the City of San Fernando from November 2013 to October 2016, and is a former elected Councillor for Les Efforts East/Cipero.
Minister Hosein is a businessman and has held leadership positions in both construction and management. He was also the South Regional coordinator for the People’s National Movement (PNM), and has been a member of the political party for over 40 years.
Minister Hosein attained secondary education at Naparima College and has extensive training in various management and leadership programmes. He prioritises family and spirituality above all.
The Honourable Minister is married and has two daughters and holds the honorific title of Haji, which signifies that he has visited Mecca in pilgrimage for his faith.