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Permanent Secretary transferred

Published:Tuesday | May 13, 2008 | 5:03 PM

The Permanent Secretary in the Information, Youth, Culture and Sports Ministry, Faith Innerarity is to replace Maria Jones in the Education Ministry.

Mrs. Jones confirmed her transfer to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service Finance Ministry with immediate effect.

She said that she was advised of the decision by the government on Friday and received a letter from the Prime Minister outlining her transfer yesterday.

However, she declined to state the reason for her transfer.

Mrs. Jones is expected to take up a position at the Finance Ministry on Monday. It is still not clear to what position she will be assigned.

Mrs. Jones said that while she has accepted the decision by the Prime Minister she would have preferred to remain at the Education Ministry, to continue the work she started in the transformation and modernisation of the education sector.

She served as permanent secretary in the education ministry for three years.