Edgar Lungu reshuffles Permanent Secretaries

Edgar Lungu
Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has made changes at Permanent Secretary level to streamline Government operations and ensure effective oversight, accountability and prudent use of resources.

President Lungu has promoted Director of Strategic Planning in the Management Development Division (MDD), Kashell Mwenya at Cabinet Office to Permanent Secretary in charge of remuneration Division.

Previous holder of that position, Dr Ronald Simwinga has been taken to Foreign Affairs as PS Administration.

President Edgar Lungu has since created a position of PS Administration to promote efficiency and effective be service delivery.

Permanent Secretary at Ministry of National Development Planning, Dr Auxilia Ponga to the Ministry of Gender.

Dr Felix Phiri has been taken to Ministry of Education as Permanent Secretary in charge of Administration.

President Edgar Lungu has called on law enforcement agencies to act swiftly on any reported cases of abuse.