Omar Davies

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Dr. Omar Davies
Minister of Transport, Works and Housing
Assumed office
December 2012
Deputy Fitz Jackson
Preceded by Audley Shaw
Constituency South St. Andrew
Personal details
Born (1947-05-28) 28 May 1947 (age 68)
Four Paths, Clarendon, Jamaica
Nationality Jamaican
Political party The People's National Party
Spouse(s) Dr. Rose Davies
Profession Educator and Economist

Dr. Omar Davies (born 28 May 1947) is a Jamaican politician with the People's National Party (PNP), and the current Minister of Transport, Works and Housing and the former Minister of Finance of Jamaica. He was preceded by Audley Shaw & by extension Dwight Nelson and Don Wehby from the opposing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) [2007 - 2012]. He received his doctorate in Economics from Northwestern University. His service in academia includes work at Stanford University (1973 - 1976) and the University of the West Indies. He is the current Member of Parliament for South St. Andrew; an infamous PNP garrison constituency.

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