Zambia: Ministers, Permanent Secretary changes
By Times Reporter
PRESIDENT Rupiah Banda has with immediate effect made changes at Deputy Minister and Permanent Secretary levels with newly-elected Mpulungu Member of Parliament Given Mung’omba being appointed as Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training.
According to a statement issued by Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Dickson Jere, former Deputy Minister in the Ministry.
Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training Lameck Mangani has been moved to the Ministry of Works and Supply in the same capacity, succeeding Dr Christopher Kalila who has been moved to the Ministry of Health to take up the vacant position of Deputy Minister.
At Permanent Secretary level, President Banda moved former permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security Winnie Sithole-Mwenda to the Ministry of Justice to take over from Ms Anne Sitali who had been appointed High Court Judge.
The president has also appointed Daniel Bowasi as new Permanent Secretary for North-Western Province, replacing Eustern Mambwe whose appointment had been revoked.
Mr Jere said the new Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Labour would be announced in due course.