THE HON CHARLOT SALWAI
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas is the current Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu
He is the leader of the Reunification of Movements for Change (RMC), which is part of the Unity for Change bloc.
Born in 1963 on Pentecost Island, PM Salwai learned to speak French as a teenager. He attended Bourail College to obtain his General Education Certificate, Bourail Technical College to obtain his Technical Education Certificate, and Lycée Blaise Pascal in Nouméa for his Baccalauréat technologique G2.
PM Salwai is a Protestant Christian.
PM Salwai had previously served as Minister for Trade and Industries, Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Minister for Education, Minister for Finance and Economic Management (2012–2013), and Minister of Internal Affairs.
He has also served as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Leader of the Opposition Whip, and Deputy Opposition Leader.