Information Minister Senator Ruel Reid
Former Housing Minister Easton Douglas is to be accorded an official funeral.
Information Minister Senator Ruel Reid made the disclsoure at Wednesday morning's Post-Cabinet media briefing.
Mr. Douglas was a Member of Parliament for South East St. Andrew from 1989 to his retirement in 2002.
He served as Minister of Health and the Public Service, Minister of Housing, Land and Environment, Permanent Secretary in the ministries of National Security, Defence and Construction and as a government town planner.
Mr. Douglas died on August 26.