Nazim Burke

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Nazim Burke
Leader of the National Democratic Congress
In office
2 February 2014 – 1 July 2018
Preceded byTillman Thomas
Succeeded byJoseph Andall (acting)
National Democratic Congress Senator
for the House of Senate
In office
27 March 2013 – 29 January 2018
Minister of Finance
In office
9 July 2008 – 19 February 2013
Prime MinisterTillman Thomas
Preceded byKeith Mitchell
Succeeded byKeith Mitchell
Personal details
BornBelair, Carriacou, Grenada
Political partyNational Democratic Congress

Nazim Burke is a politician & Opposition Leader from the island of Carriacou which is part of the tri island state of Grenada. He was born in Belair Carriacou as Victor Gordon Burke and changed his name to Victor Nazim Gordon Burke. He served as the nation's Minister of Finance, Planning, Economic Development, Energy and Foreign Trade during the reign of the NDC government,[1][2] from 2008 to 2013, headed by Tillman Thomas. He was elected as the political leader of the NDC at a party convention in early 2014 after Tillman Thomas stepped aside following the loss at the 2013 elections. Burke resigned as party leader in July 2018 following his party's disastrous election results in that year's election in which the party failed to gain any seats leaving it out of the house of representatives for a third time. He was succeeded by his Deputy Joseph Andall as acting leader pending a new leadership election due no later than March 2019.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grenada: Cabinet". pdba.georgetown.edu.
  2. ^ "Government of Grenada". web.archive.org. 8 April 2009.
Political offices
Preceded by
Keith Mitchell
Minister of Finance of Grenada
2008 – 2013
Succeeded by
Keith Mitchell