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Allocation of portfolios will be done within a week: Sawant

PANAJI: Just minutes after being sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant said that the allocation of portfolios to all the ministers will be done within the next eight days.

“The distribution of the portfolios will take place over the next eight days and I will do it as early as possible,” said Sawant interacting to media persons at the Raj Bhavan soon after taking oath as the new Chief Minister.

He expressed his gratitude to Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Goa Forward Party for extending their support and choosing him as the successor of former chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

“Chief Minister is no more with us and his responsibilities have been given to our party and our alliance partners. It is a big responsibility. He has worked hard for human development and infrastructure development. The responsibility before me is to complete the works started by our visionary leader,” Sawant said.

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