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The Hon. Zane De Silva, JP, MP

Minister of Tourism and Transport

The Hon. Zane De Silva JP MP was elected as a Member of Parliament in 2007 under the Progressive Labour Party. In December 2009, he was appointed Minister Without Portfolio and then in November 2010 he was appointed Minister of Health. During his time as the Minister of Health, he held Bermuda's first 'Health Financing Summit' and unveiled Bermuda's 'National Health Plan Consultation Paper'. Minister De Silva was educated at Boaz Island Primary School and Saltus Grammar School. At Bermuda College he studied first Business Management and later Accountancy & Bookkeeping. Minister De Silva is President and CEO of Island Construction Services Ltd. A keen sportsman, he is a Life Member of Watford Sports Club, Somerset Bridge Recreation Club, St. David's Cricket Club, East End Mini-Yacht Club and the Bermuda Athletic Association. His sporting achievements include representing Bermuda in Track & Field (cross country), snooker and golf. He is married and he and his wife have two children and four grandchildren.  He became the Minister of Social Development and Sports in July 2017 as a member of the Progressive Labor Party.