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Permanent Secretaries For Education, Health And Youth Confirmed

The Public Service Commission has confirmed the appointment of the following individuals as a Permanent Secretary: Permanent Secretary for Education, Heritage and Arts -Dr Angela Jokhan Dr Jokhan’s 32 years
30 Oct 2020 14:10
Permanent Secretaries For Education, Health And Youth Confirmed
Dr Angela Jokhan, Mr Roveroto Nayacalaevu and Dr James Fong.

The Public Service Commission has confirmed the appointment of the following individuals as a Permanent Secretary:

Permanent Secretary for Education, Heritage and Arts -Dr Angela Jokhan

Dr Jokhan’s 32 years of experience as an educator culminated in her service as the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment at the University of the South Pacific. The leadership and organisational excellence she has demonstrated throughout her educational career will be a tremendous asset to Fijian students, teachers, and families.

Dr Jokhan’s appointment will be effective from 8 November 2020.

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Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services – Dr James Fong

Dr James Fong has been confirmed as the Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services. Both before and during his acting appointment, Dr Fong’s leadership has been instrumental to Fiji’s COVID-Containment success. He remains the ideal candidate to lead the ministry through the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19.

Dr Fong’s appointment is effective immediately.

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Permanent Secretary for Youth and Sports – Mr Roveroto Nayacalaevu

Mr Roveroto Nayacalaevu is a lifelong sportsman. He rostered on Fiji’s national sevens rugby team in the 1990s. After retiring from professional athletics, he built an impressive career in finance, operations and supply chain management. Throughout his over 20 years of professional work experience, he has upheld a personal dedication to community-level youth development and mentorship, a mission which he plans to carry forward as Permanent Secretary.

Mr Nayacalaevu’s appointment will be effective from January 2021.

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