Premier Assigns Assistant Deputy Ministers
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> Subject: Premier Assigns Assistant Deputy Ministers
> Premier Assigns Assistant Deputy Ministers to Address Government Priority
> Iqaluit, Nunavut (August 25, 2003)
> Nunavut Premier Paul Okalik has made two assistant deputy minister
> appointments that will enhance the government's ability to deal with
> priority issues such as education and the implementation of the
> outstanding Bathurst Mandate commitments.
> Naullaq Arnaquq has been appointed Assistant Deputy Minister for Corporate
> Priorities at the Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs.
> She was previously an assistant deputy minister at the Department of
> Education. Arnaquq will be replaced by Peter Geikie, who has been
> appointed Assistant Deputy Minister at the Department of Education. He was
> previously the principal at the Aqsarniit Middle School in Iqaluit.
> "The government is committed to implementing Bathurst Mandate priorities
> during its current mandate. We are on track and we are determined to meet
> our target," Okalik said.
> Arnaquq will provide leadership for the implementation of Bathurst Mandate
> priority issues, as well as assist with the on-going review of government
> programs. In making the appointments the Premier underlined his commitment
> to include Inuit Qajimajatuqangit within the government.
> At the Department of Education, Geikie will work on the introduction of
> trades and vocational training in the K-12 system.
> For more information contact:
> Yasmina Pepa
> Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs
> Tel (867) 975-6032