(Quebec) The Minister of International Relations, Nadine Girault, takes a break to recover her health.
This was announced by Prime Minister François Legault on Friday, without specifying the nature of the health problems of his minister, who is 60 years old.
He said in a statement that Mme Girault will limit its public activities in the coming weeks.
"I join my voice to all my colleagues to wish him a speedy recovery and a return to shape as soon as possible," he wrote.
Mme Girault will continue to fulfill his ministerial duties by his return on September 17, the day of the return to Parliament in Quebec City, he said.
Of Haitian origin and born in Missouri, Nadine Girault was elected MP for the riding of Bertrand, in the Laurentians, onst last october. François Legault then appointed him to the Cabinet on October 18th.
Before making the leap into politics, she held a number of senior positions, notably with the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, the Royal Bank and BMO Financial Group. She also sat on the board of Investissement Québec.
Mme Girault was to present Québec's new international policy last spring, but it was postponed until the fall.