THE MINISTER OF CULTURE HAS PROCEEDED TO 4 NEW INSTALLATIONS
(Haiti Libre) -
Pierre Raymond Dumas, the Minister of Culture and Communication has proceeded, this Thursday, December 29, to several installations of officials, including the new Secretary of State for Heritage, Ms. Elsa Baussan Noël who declared "...at the level of creation of the Secretariat of State for Heritage, it was just the idea of the Government, to be able to link the historical, cultural heritage of this country to the promotion of tourism [...] I will try during my tenure to make the link between the tourism and cultural sector of the country [...]to have more tourists. We will create a Board that will manage the historic parks to be able to make them profitable, so that they can survive by themselves and get more money at the level of ISPAN and the various entities involved in the restoration of historical monuments,... a sector that creates jobs..."
The Minister of Culture has also installed a new Director at the Institute for the Protection of National Heritage (ISPAN) He is the engineer, architect, Henry Robert Jolibois. The newcomer says that he will be listening of anyone who can help him to carry out his task
Pierre Raymond Dumas has also named Michèle Frich as Director of the Museum of National Pantheon (MUPANAH). The latter has welcomed the work of his two predecessors, including the outgoing Director, Mr. Robert Paret. He promised to work for the proper functioning of MUPANAH and the establishment of museums in various parts of the country.
Finally, the painter Philip Daudart was installed by the Minister as the head of the National School of Arts (ENARTS).