Kirsten Nielsen was nominated to the post of Minister of internal security

The Agency will be headed by the closest adviser to the head of the presidential administration of John Kelly

President Donald trump on Thursday nominated the Deputy head of his administration Kirsten Nielsen to the position of head of the Ministry of internal security of the United States.

Prior to joining the White house, and Nielsen was the head of the Secretariat John Kelly at the time, when he led the Department of homeland security. Introducing her during the official ceremony, Donald trump emphasized that this is the first case when a former employee of the Department becomes the head of the entire Department.

“I know that you will never refuse to fulfill their obligations to citizens, the law and the country, which we have all sworn,” said the US President.

Nielsen is part of the “inner circle” of the head of the presidential administration of John Kelly and is considered an expert on national security issues. At one time she held the post of Advisor to President George W. Bush.

The appointment of Kirsten Nielsen now must be approved by the U.S. Senate.