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North South Petroleum names Herb Dhaliwal as director

Staff writer | Lagos, Nigeria | May 25, 2015
North South PetroleumMay 25, 2015, Lagos, Nigeria - North South Petroleum, an oil service company, announced that it has appointed Herb Dhaliwal as a director of the company.
Mr. Dhaliwal was a senior minister for Western Canada in the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Jean Chretien. Between 1997 and 2004, he successively held the portfolios of national revenue, fisheries and oceans, and natural resources in Ottawa.

Prior to entering national politics, Mr. Dhaliwal is an entrepreneur, business owner, corporate director and adviser, with interests in transportation, building maintenance, housing construction and real estate development.

Before sitting in the Parliament of Canada as MP for Vancouver south/Burnaby constituency from 1993 to 2004, Mr. Dhaliwal had been appointed by the B.C. government as vice-chair of the B.C. Hydro and Power Authority board of directors, where he chaired the budget and audit committees. In 2000, the Vancouver Sun called him one of the top-100 most influential British Columbians in the last century.

Mr. Dhaliwal is a graduate in commerce from the University of British Columbia (1977).