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New Secretary of State for International Development

last modified Nov 22, 2017 04:27 PM
Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed the Rt Hon. Penny Mordaunt as International Development Secretary.

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Secretary of State for International Development, Rt Hon. Penny Mordaunt, said in her opening statement:

"I am honoured to have been appointed International Development Secretary by the Prime Minister. I look forward to working with the fantastic and dedicated DfID team to build a safer, healthier world for us all and giving the British people every reason to feel pride in what we do."

 

For more information on her appointment, please see the original article here.

You can read more about her early activities as Secretary of State for International Development here.

 

The Global Challenges Initiative is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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