A statement issued by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has revealed that an eleven-member Ministerial Advisory Board has been duly formed with the mandate to provide a strategic plan and clear policy direction to the ministry and its agencies.
The statement sighted by MYND FM on on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 indicated that, the advisory board inaugurated by the sector Minister, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, in accordance with Section 39 of the Civil Service Act, 1993 (PNDCL 327) has both Deputy Ministers of the Ministry, Hon. Benito Owusu Bio and Hon. George Mireku Duker as members as well as the Chief Director at the Ministry, Prof. Patrick Agbesinyale, and three representatives each from the public sector and the private sector
Hon. Samuel Jinapor addressing the board among other things charged them to assist the Ministry in formulating policies to be implemented as well as serving as a monitoring and evaluation board for the Ministry so as to ensure that the Ministry meets its targets.
Read the full statement issued by the PR Department of the Ministry Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources below
MINISTER INAUGURATES ELEVEN-MEMBER MINISTERIAL ADVISORY BOARD
The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 swore into office, an eleven-member Ministerial Advisory Board for the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources with a call on the members to provide a strategic plan and clear policy direction to support the Ministry and its agencies to execute their mandate.
Section 39 of the Civil Service Act, 1993 (PNDCL 327) requires every Ministry to establish a Ministerial Advisory Board to promote constant interaction between the Ministry and those who use the Ministry’s services and to advise the Minister on policy adjustments, planning objectives and operational strategies.
The Board is made up of the sector Minister as the Chairman, the two Deputy Ministers, Hon. Benito Owusu Bio and Hon. George Mireku Duker, the Chief Director at the Ministry, Prof. Patrick Agbesinyale, and three representatives each from the public sector and the private sector.
Addressing the members of the Board, the Minister underscored the importance of lands and natural resources to the socio-economic development of our country, noting that the Ministry carries the very soul of the country.
Pictures of the inauguration ceremony