Edwin Abath has always been a man with great integrity and fairness. This along with his passion for politics allowed him to submit his recommendations to the Ministry of Education. Hence, in 1997 he was elected as a member of parliament and held his position until 2005. His political profile strengthened very quickly, which helped his personal growth and allowed him to perceive life from different points of view.
Edwin Abath has held various positions within the Aruban People’s Party. One of Abath’s greatest achievements was when he was appointed as a Plenipotentiary Minister of Aruba in 2009. He discussed a variety of topics including foreign affairs, defence, and international treaties. Since 2014, Abath has been the director of the Aruba Department of Foreign Affairs. Within this role he was responsible for preserving ties between different countries.