Installation of the new Departmental Delegate of the South-East
Wednesday, 5 April, Max Rodolph Saint-Albin, the new Minister of the Interior and local authorities has installed the engineer Pierre-Michel Lafontant as the new Departmental Delegate of the South-East. He replaces Alex Michel Leroy, who served for 12 months under the Provisional Government.
The swearing-in ceremony took place in the morning at the Court of First Instance of Jacmel in the presence of numerous personalities, including members of the Jacmel Municipal Council, staff of the South East Delegation, of the Former Senator Edwin Daniel Zenny, directors from various deconcentrated branches in the region, friends and relatives of Delegate Lafontant.
After the usual thanks, Pierre-Michel Lafontant who had held the post for five years under the presidency of Michel Martelly said he was ready to tackle the big problems the department is facing, citing as an example: electricity and the completion of the construction of the administrative complex in the locality of Monchil, in Jacmel.
In his speech, Minister Saint-Albin expressed his hope that the new Delegate would ensure the implementation of the Government’s policy by giving priority to the interest of the population in order to get the Haitian people out of poverty, urging the new Delegate to show “leadership” by giving good results.
In addition, the Minister was open to receive from the delegation of the South-East the complaints that will be formulated by the population for the advancement of the department.