KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government has carried out a reshuffle in two ministries and several departments, effective yesterday.
Sabah state secretary Datuk Seri Hashim Paijan said the two ministries affected were the Ministry of Finance along with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment (KePKAS).
Datuk Bahari Hassan has been appointed as the new finance permanent secretary, replacing Datuk Pg Hassanel Pg Mohd Tahir who retires today.
Sabah Cultural Board (LKNS) general manager William Baya is now the KePKAS permanent secretary taking over from Datuk Datu Rusmadi Sulai.
The post was vacant after Datu Rusmadi’s appointment as the Public Services Department director, replacing Datuk Nordin Siman who is now the Kota Kinabalu mayor.