Kaieteur News news item, Friday 10 April 2009
New permanent secretaries appointed
New Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Legal Affairs, Colin Croal, MBA
There have been new appointments within several Ministries. Yesterday, Head
of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon, announced that there
will be new Permanent Secretaries with the Ministry of Legal Affairs,
Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, and Ministry of Housing and Water.
Former Deputy Director of the Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology,
Colin Croal, has been appointed the new Permanent Secretary of the Ministry
of Legal Affairs.
Croal has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of
Malaya and a degree in Business Management from the University of Guyana.
Over at the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, Nigel Dharamlall, the Head of
the Fisheries Department within the Ministry of Agriculture, has replaced
Emile Mc Garrell.
Mc Garrell has been appointed Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Housing
Other appointments include Dr. Inderjit Ramdass, who has been appointed as
Chief Executive Officer of the Environmental Protection Agency.
The former head of the EPA, Doerga Persaud, has been identified to be the
head of the Lands and Survey Commission.
Andrew Bishop from the Lands and Survey Commission has since taken up a
position at the Office of the President.
Former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Legal Affairs, Mitra Devi Alli
has been appointed Guyana's Ambassador to Cuba