THREE NEW SECRETARIES CONFIRMED FOR GOV’T

Clockwise from top left: Secretary for Transport and Public Works Raimundo do Rosário, Secretary for Security Wong Sio Chak, Secretary for Economy and Finance-designate Lei Wai Nong, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture-designate Ao Ieong Iu, Secretary for Administration and Justice-designate André Cheong Weng Chun

In a surprise announcement last night, the Macau SAR government disclosed the officials who will take up the most senior posts in the next government.

Of the three new appointments, the most surprising are Lei Wai Nong, the current Vice President of the Executive Council of the Municipal Affairs Bureau and Ao Ieong U, Director of the Identification Bureau. Lei will be the new Secretary for Economy and Finance, replacing Lionel Leong, while Ao will become the new Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, replacing Alexis Tam.

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