Sonia Savitri Parag (born 1983) is a Guyanese politician. She is the current Guyanese minister of public affairs in President Irfaan Ali's Cabinet. Parag was sworn in as a minister on August 5, 2020.[1][2]

Sonia Savitri Parag
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Parag in 2022
Minister of Public Affairs in Guyana
Assumed office
August 5, 2020
PresidentIrfaan Ali
Personal details
NationalityGuyana
OccupationPolitician

Early lifeEdit

Parag was born in Anna Regina around 1983[3] to Hukumchand and Edith Parag.[4] She has eight siblings.[5]

Like her father Hukumchand and sister Kamini, Parag is an attorney at law. After completing her LLB at the University of Guyana in 2005, Parag attended Hugh Wooding Law School and received her Legal Education Certificate in August 2007. She was called to the bar in Guyana in October 2007.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scholarship programme has been 'heavily flawed'". Stabroek News. August 25, 2020. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  2. ^ Chabrol, Denis (August 25, 2020). "Current, Former Ministers Clash Over Scholarship Award". Demerara Waves Online News – Guyana. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  3. ^ "Sonia Parag tipped to be Minister of Public Service". News Room Guyana. August 5, 2020. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Attorney Parag admitted to the Bar". Stabroek News. October 26, 2007. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  5. ^ "Attorney Hukumchand dies". Stabroek News. January 27, 2016. Retrieved May 17, 2021.