Office of the Permanent Secretary

Permanent Secretary's office


Dr. Malan Lindeque
Permanent Secretary
Tel: +264 61 283 7332
Fax:+264 61 220 278

The Office of the Permanent Secretary is responsible for, amongst others:

Chief Policy Advisor: Ms Lydia Hakweenda
Administrative Assistant: Ms Saara Hamunyela
Secretary: Ms Anna Ashaanda

Deputy Permanent Secretary: Dr. Michael Humavindu

Secretary: Vacant

  • Providing support to the Minister of Industrialization,Trade and SME Development in all areas of his/her responsibility
  • Coordinating, guinding and monitoring the planning for and implementation of all programmes of the Ministry
  • Ensuring implementation of and compliance with the laws and policies of the Government, especially those specifically assigned to the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development
  • Managing the financial and other resources of the Ministry
  • Supporting the work of the agencies and State-owned enterprises by the Ministry in exercising aspects of the mandate of the Ministry delegated to them for implementation
  • Managing external relations with stakeholders outside the Ministry within Government or the public at large.

Permanent Secretary of Industrializtion,Trade and SME Development since September 2007
Permanent Secretary of Environment and Tourism (2002 – 2007)
Chief Scientific Coordination: CITES Secretariat/UNEP
Education: BSc Hons (C.L) Pret.; MSc Pret.; PhD US


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