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Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday appointed Carlos Siliya as Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, replacing Eusebio Lambo.
Siliya is a veteran of the independence war waged by the Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) against Portuguese colonial rule. He has also served as a Frelimo deputy in the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, and in 1996 he published a book on Mozambican culture.
Nyusi also abolished the Ministry of Youth and Sport, and took responsibilities for employment away from the Labour Ministry, reducing it to the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. He created two new State Secretariats, one for Youth and Employment, and the second for Sport.
Nyusi appointed the former Deputy Minister of Labour, Oswaldo Petersburgo, as the Secretary of State for Youth and Employment.
The actor, theatre director and television personality, Gilberto Mendes, becomes the Secretary of State for Sport.
After these appointments, the central government is as follows:
President of the Republic – Filipe Jacinto Nyusi
Prime Minister – Carlos Agostinho do Rosario
Minister of Economy and Finance – Adriano Maleiane
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation – Veronica Macamo
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development – Celso Correia
Minister of Land and Environment – Ivete Mabasso
Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy – Ernesto Max Tonela
Minister of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources – Joao Osvaldo Machatine
Minister of National Defence – Jaime Bessa Neto
Minister of the Interior – Amade Miquidade
Minister of Education and Human Development – Carmelita Namashalua
Minister of Health – Armindo Tiago
Minister of State Administration and the Public Service – Ana Comoana
Minister of the Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries – Augusta Maita
Minister of Industry and Trade – Carlos Mesquita
Minister of Transport and Communications – Janfar Abdulai
Minister of Labour and Social Security – Margarida Talapa
Minister of Veterans’ Matters – Carlos Jorge Siliya
Minister of Gender, Children and Social Welfare – Nyeleti Mondlane
Minister of Science, Technology, Higher and Professional Education – Gabriel Salimo
Minister of Culture and Tourism – Edelvina (“Kika”) Materula
Secretary of State for Youth and Employment – Oswaldo Petersburgo
Secretary of State for Sport – Carlos Gilberto MendesSource: AIM
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