Description: Alok Sharma named new secretary of state. Sharma's appointment as U.K. aid chief was a moment of relief for the development community amid speculation that DFID might lose its secretary of state.
Description: Last week (Wednesday 24 July) Alok Sharma MP was appointed Secretary of State for International Development and welcomed his new Ministerial team to DFID. On his arrival, Mr Sharma said: “I am delighted to have been appointed International Development Secretary. …
Description: Alok Sharma was appointed Secretary of State for International Development on 24 July 2019. Alok was Minister of State for Employment at the Department of Work and Pensions from 9 January 2018 ...
Description: Alok Sharma's appointment as U.K. secretary of state for international development was a moment of relief for the development community amid speculation that DFID might lose its secretary of state ...
Description: Alok Sharma greeted on arrival at DFID by Permanent Secretary Matthew Rycroft Credit: Twitter/Alok Sharma M r Sharma was born in India, moving to Reading with his parents when he was five.
Description: Alok Sharma (born 7 September 1967) is a British politician, serving as the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from February 2020. He was previously the Secretary of State for International Development from July 2019 to February 2020.
Description: International Development Secretary Alok Sharma meets girls learning how to code during a trip to Ethiopia. Picture: DFID/Anna Dubuis. International Development Secretary Alok Sharma wrote this piece about the upcoming UK-Africa Investment Summit in today's Daily Telegraph (January 1, 2020).. Knocking on doors in my Reading West constituency during the general election, I heard very clearly ...
Description: Alok Sharma heralds green cities of the future on Kenya visit ... During his trip, Mr Sharma also announced an expansion of the Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) Cities and ...
Description: Alok Sharma talks about the valuable collaboration between the UK and the FAO and the future challenges to address. ... Alok Sharma, UK's Secretary of State for DFID on collaboration between the ...
Description: In 2017, DfID accounted for 72% of development spending — compared to 88% five years ago — with the downward trend sparking concern among UK NGOs. Sharma, however, agreed that better oversight of aid spending is needed, although he reportedly stopped short of saying that DfID should have ultimate sign-off on all aid spending.
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