Ministers Hosein and De Freitas meet with Senior Staff and Employees at the Land Management Division
Accompanying Minister Hosein during his visit was the Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries (with responsibility for Lands), Senator the Honourable Nigel De Freitas; the Permanent Secretary (Ag.), Ms. Susan Shurland; the Technical Co-ordinator (LMD), Ms. Jacqueline Ganteaume-Farrell and; Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, Ms. Leah Balkaran.
Preceding the tour – which entailed a meet and greet exercise with staff of the Geographic Information Services (GIS), Agricultural Land Administration, Caroni, Corporate / Reclamation, Rent Review, Leases / Consent, Monitoring and Enforcement, Residential, Land Acquisition and Legal Units – was a meeting with MALF’s Executives and LMD’s Management Team. At this meeting, both Ministers Hosein and De Freitas were apprised of the complex operations in the management of State lands. Minister Hosein also used the opportunity to chart the Government’s policy direction, both for the LMD and a sustainable agricultural sector.