Dr Taga scoops top job at Lands Ministry

Newly-appointed PS for the Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources Dr Raijeli Taga. Picture: SUPPLIED.

The Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources has announced the appointment of Dr Raijeli Taga as its permanent secretary.

A government statement released yesterday stated Dr Taga brought with her a strong foundation of experience and skills.

Her most recent roles include deputy secretary for the Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources.

Dr Taga holds a PhD in mining engineering in the field of environment toxicology from the University of Queensland.

She is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and previously served on the board of directors of Investment Fiji.

The decision was made after a wide search for candidates with the agreement of the Public Service Commission and the prime minister.

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