Alice Jawan Empaling appointed permanent secretary to Ministry of Transport

Lee (third left) presenting a memento to Buckland. Also seen is Alice (left).

KUCHING, Sept 29: Dato Ir Alice Jawan Empaling has been appointed the new permanent secretary of the Ministry of Transport Sarawak (MoTS) effective Oct 3.

According to MoTS in a statement today, the appointment came after Datu Buckland Bangit was transferred to a new location.

A dinner was also organised at a hotel here last night to appreciate and give special thanks to the outgoing permanent secretary Buckland for his dedication and service, as well as to celebrate and welcome Alice in her new role.

Minister of Transport Dato Sri Lee Kim Shin and his deputies Datuk Dr Jerip Susil and Dato Henry Harry Jinep, and Sarawak Rivers Board chairman Dr Murni Suhaili were present. — DayakDaily