President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has officially approved the appointment of Mrs. Nyanda Finda Davis as Director of Passports & Visas, a role she acted in for the last few months.
According to a Foreign Ministry release , the President's approval for the appointment followed a recommendation from Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan for Mrs. Davis to assume the responsibility after effectively serving in said capacity as Acting Director for Passports and Visas for several months.
The release added that the President's concurrence with Minister Ngafuan's proposal is due to Mrs. Davis' career path as a young professional, and the testimonials of her level of dedication, commitment and ability to deliver on assigned task.
Meanwhile, her appointment takes immediate effect.
Prior to her appointment to the new portfolio, Mrs. Nyanda Finda Davis served as Deputy Director for Passport & Visas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she efficiently and effectively managed and supervised the administration of Liberian Biometric Passports both in Liberia and at Liberia's diplomatic missions across the world.
Before coming to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Davis served as Technical Analyst, President's Young Professional, Office of the Minister of Finance where she was analyzing Debt and Aid Management in the Office of the Minister of Finance and providing technical support to the Aid and Debt Management Units of the Ministry of Finance; at the Finance Ministry she served as Secretary to the National Budget Committee and the Debt Management Committee.
The new Passport Director, who is a graduate of the Cuttington University Graduate School, holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Finance and obtained an undergraduate Bachelor Degree in Accounting(BA) from the Cuttington University.