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Minister Baksh honours Traditions of Carnival

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(L-R) Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Community Development Margaret Farray (red), Community Development Director Susan Corbett, and Minister of Community Development Hon. Nizam Baksh are welcomed by the Diatonics Steel Orchestra of Siparia as they arrive for the opening ceremony of the Traditions of Carnival 2011 at Irwin Park Siparia, on Saturday, February 12, 2011. Seven Pierrot Grenades, 15 Midnight Robbers, six Dames Lorraines and many others competed for a share of the $90,000 prize money for the competition.
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Minister Baksh to attend CAPAM Regional Thematic Conference

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Minister of Community Development, the Honourable Nizam Baksh will attend the official opening of the 2011 Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) Regional Thematic Conference to be hosted by the Ministry of Public Administration at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain on Monday February 14, 2011 from 9.00 am. The conference takes place from February 14 to 16, 2011and is entitled “Public Service Excellence: Embracing Innovation and Change.”

The conference is expected to attract approximately 150 delegates from 54 countries that comprise the Commonwealth.

With the hosting of the conference, organizers hope to highlight the need for greater emphasis on innovation and change in the Public Service and allows the host country the opportunity to display to an international audience, the natural talent and creativity of the people of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Minister Baksh to attend CAPAM Regional Thematic Conference

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Minister of Community Development, the Honourable Nizam Baksh will attend the official opening of the 2011 Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) Regional Thematic Conference to be hosted by the Ministry of Public Administration at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain on Monday February 14, 2011 from 9.00 am. The conference takes place from February 14 to 16, 2011and is entitled “Public Service Excellence: Embracing Innovation and Change.”

The conference is expected to attract approximately 150 delegates from 54 countries that comprise the Commonwealth.

With the hosting of the conference, organizers hope to highlight the need for greater emphasis on innovation and change in the Public Service and allows the host country the opportunity to display to an international audience, the natural talent and creativity of the people of Trinidad and Tobago.
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Community Development Ministry holds talks with Lok Jack GSB

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In photo one, from left to right are Community Development Director, Susan Corbett, Permanent Secretary Margaret Farray and the Honourable Nizam Baksh, Minister of Community Development. In photo two, from left to right: The Honourable Nizam Baksh, Minister of Community Development, Advisor to the Minister Christendath Harry, Training Officer Omadaye Beesan and Executive Director of the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business Miguel Carrillo.

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Minister Baksh opens $3.1 million upgraded Ste Madeleine Regional Complex

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The following is the verbatim feature address delivered by the Honourable Nizam Baksh, Minister of Community Development, at the formal Rededication Ceremony for the Ste Madeleine Regional Complex at 5:30 pm on Thursday February 3, 2011.

"Let me first apologize for being late. Thank you all for your patience. being here. This evening I want to begin by congratulating the people of Ste Madeleine on your new refurbished Regional Complex. As we mark this occasion, we are mindful of the people of Ste. Madeleine
The people of Ste. Madeleine, starting with this captive audience, show us that no matter who we are or where we come from, we are each part of something greater - something more consequential than party or politics. We are members of the greater family of Trinidad and Tobago.

In a country where every creed and race finds an equal place, Ste. Madeleine reminds us of our bond as a people. Though stark might seem our differences at times, stronger is our unity. Ste. Madeleine has nurtured leaders such as Minister of Housing and the Environment and Member of Parliament for Oropouche East Dr. Roodal Moonilal, and many more outstanding citizens.