By Abraham Agot
AWEIL, 12 July 2012[Gurtong] - Malong created three new ministries including the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment and Ministry without Portfolio.
In the appointments, two ministers lost their positions namely; Stephen Chol Ajonga who is the immediate former State Minister of Education, Science and Technology and Buthena Michael Manyang the immediate former Minister of Social Development.
The new faces in the government include: Tong Deng Anei Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Kon Albert Deng Chan, Minister of Education, Ernest Mangok Mangok Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Lino Adup Achier Minister of Local Government and Nyibol Benjamin Ajonga Minister of Information.
Ajak Akok Kuel and Giir Riiny were appointed Ministers Without portfolio while the SPLM Secretary General George Garang Lual now becomes the advisor on political affairs for the Governor.
Abraham Aleu and Mareng Chuor Deng retained their positions as Commissioners for Aweil and State Revenue Authority respectively.