Labour & Immigration Minister Conducts First Official Tour of Ministerial Offices In Exuma

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Labour and Immigration Minister Keith Bell recently conducted his first official tour of his Ministerial offices in Exuma where he met first hand with staff of his various departments. Pictured seated at center is Minister Bell along with Ms. Cecilia Strachan, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Immigration at left seated and Mrs. Keturah Ferguson, the Director of Immigration, seated at right along with various staff of the Department of Labour, the Department of Immigration and the National Training Agency.

The Minister of Labour and Immigration the Honourable Keith R. Bell conducted his first official tour of the offices of the Department of Labour, the Department of Immigration and the National Training Agency in Exuma on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

Minister Bell had an opportunity to visit the various offices and see first-hand the working conditions of staff employed in the various Departments. Minister Bell also had an opportunity to speak one-on-one with employees to hear their concerns. Minister Bell was accompanied by Ms. Cecilia Strachan, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Immigration; Mrs. Ordette Wells-Simms, Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Immigration; Mrs. Keturah Ferguson, Director of Immigration; Mr. Terry Murray, Executive Director of the National Training Agency; Mr. Alexander Carey, First Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Immigration along with various senior government officials.

From: Bahamas Information Services

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Labour and Immigration Minister Keith Bell recently conducted a tour of his various Ministerial offices in Exuma. Pictured are from left Mrs. Ordette Wells-Simms, Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Immigration; Mr. Alexander Carey, First Assistant Secretary; Ms. Christabel Saunders, Office Manager and Training Co-ordinator at the National Training Agency (NTA) in Exuma; Ms. Cecilia Strachan, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Immigration, Minister Keith Bell; Mr. Terry Murray, Executive Director of NTA and Mr. Ken McPhee, Chief Councillor for Exuma.

Minister Keith Bell is greeted at the Exuma Airport by the senior team of the Royal Bahamas Police Force and the Immigration Department along with the Island Administrator Ms. Christian Palacious, standing on his left. Also pictured is Ms. Cecilia Strachan, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Immigration.

Minister Keith Bell, Minister of Labour and Immigration is pictured inspecting the offices in Exuma during his first official tour of his Ministerial offices (the Department of Labour, the Department of Immigration and the National Training Agency) on Exuma.