Sources: Evans Paul to be 3rd Designated Prime Minister
- Wednesday, August 10, 2011 2:58 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - According to sources, the President of the Republic of Haiti, Michel Joseph Martely, will appoint former Mayor of Port-au-Prince, Evans Paul as Prime Minister .
Sources close to the National Palace stated Signal FM that the leader of the Democratic Convention Unit was approached and now the head of Alternativ political party is rumored to be receiving a proposal.
Information reported, claimed that Evans Paul and Thierry Mayard-Paul, the current Chief of Staff to President Michel Martelly, were best placed to be appointed prime minister, but Mayard-Paul expressed his disinterest on Tuesday, saying he prefers to remain Chief of Staff.
"No, I'm not interested, it's official. I am the head of the Office of President Martelly and I remain in this position, "said Thierry Paul Mayard.
HPNÂ wanted to confirm the information circulating in political circles Monday that the son of the late Mr. Constantin Mayard Paul would be appointed.
Senator Joseph Lambert, believes President Martely's interest is to choose a personality capable of inspiring confidence.
MPs believe that the president has taken too long to restart consultations to appoint a new prime minister. Until Wednesday, the presidents of both chambers were not consulted on the choice of a personality.
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Source: Signal FM