The Minister of Foreign Affairs has officially appointed Makeda Antoine as the new Head of Mission to the United Nation.
It follows some controversy over whether she is qualified for the job.
But the Ministry issued the following statement on Tuesday, confirming the appointment.
The wife of the president, Reema Carmona, has become the first Trinidadian “First Lady” to be the recipient of the prestigious Global Female Impact Leadership Award.
Carmona was one of five First Ladies across the globe to have been conferred with this award in 2017.