Minister Alfred Alfred, Jr. resigned from his Cabinet position Tuesday this week, a move announced in Nitijela Wednesday.
President Hilda Heine announced Wednesday morning at Nitijela that Alfred had submitted his resignation from Cabinet Tuesday. She did not go into detail on the resignation except to recognize him for his service as Minister of Natural Resources and Commerce.
Alfred represents Ailinglaplap in Nitijela. He was absent from Nitijela Wednesday when Heine made the announcement.
Heine did not immediately name a replacement, and she is now Acting Minister of NRC.
Read more about this in the January 12, 2018 edition of the Marshall Islands Journal.