Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries – Mr Farook Hosein

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Mr. Farook Hosein
Permanent Secretary

Mr. Farook Hosein is a highly respected public servant with a wealth of experience across various ministries. Currently serving as the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries (MALF), Mr. Hosein plays a crucial role in shaping the Ministry’s vision and driving its goals forward.

Mr. Hosein’s tenure with MALF began in 1995, where he made substantial contributions in the fields of Policy Analysis, Programmes, and Projects. His extensive knowledge of the Ministry’s operations, combined with his vast experience, positions him as an effective leader capable of guiding and directing the Ministry towards achieving its objectives.

In addition to his tenure at MALF, Mr. Hosein has held key positions of responsibility in other ministries, showcasing his versatility and ability to deliver results across various sectors. He acted as the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development, the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, and more recently, served as the substantive Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service. These experiences provided him with valuable insights into different aspects of public administration and policy implementation which augers quite well for his current responsibilities.

With a commitment to excellence in service and a track record of continuous improvement, Mr. Hosein brings a wealth of qualifications to his role as Permanent Secretary. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master of Science Degree in Public Sector Management from the University of the West Indies, further augmenting his capabilities as a seasoned public servant.


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