The Public Service Commission has confirmed the appointment of Dr Josefa Koroivueta as the Acting Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Social Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation.
Dr Koroivueta replaces Mr Govind Sami whose contract as Permanent Secretary recently expired.
The Commission today expressed its gratitude to Mr Sami who has served in this position since 2009. Prior to this, Mr Sami held several senior positions in the civil service including the Ministry of Education.
Dr Koroivueta will now act in the position off Permanent Secretary while the post is advertised and filled.