Philipsburg – On Friday, March 1, 2019, fourteen newly appointed civil servants in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport were sworn into office last Friday.
The Acting Secretary General Mrs. Shermina Powell-Richardson directed the proceedings of taking the office. Minister Wycliffe Smith charged the employees to embrace the honour and humility of being a “true civil servant”.
As a servant of the people himself with a lifelong career as a servant of the people, Minister Smith encouraged the new civil servants to devote themselves to helping their fellow citizens in their varied capacities.
After reciting their promise to serve, the civil servants were pinned with the Sint Maarten Coat of Arms by the Minister.