U.S. Interior Secretary rides horse to work on his first day in office

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Washington D.C. [United States], Mar. 2 (ANI): New United States Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rode a horse to work on his first day in office. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) welcomed Zinke, saying "Let's get to work!" "BSEE is pleased to welcome the new Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. "Lets get to work!" BSEE tweeted. "Honored to stand with the brave officers of @USParkPolice - these professionals put their lives on the line for us. Humbled by the warm welcome at @Interior this morning" Zinke said in a series of tweets. "My first meeting as Secretary of the @Interior is with ethics. #LeadingByExample" he also tweeted. The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Zinke as U.S. President Donald Trump's Interior Secretary after the lawmakers voted 68-31 in his favour. The BSEE is an agency under the United States Department of the Interior, established by Secretarial Order in 2011. The agency exercises the safety and environmental enforcement functions formerly under the Minerals Management Service, including the authority to inspect, investigate, summon witnesses and produce evidence, levy penalties, cancel or suspend activities, and oversee safety, response, and removal preparedness. (ANI)