GoL Seeks To Improve Service Delivery, Compliance In Public Sector

The Government of Liberia and the broader international development partnerships led by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have agreed on the framework for fiscal and monetary planning that requires well sequenced and structured reforms.
This reform is expected to lead to the formulation of a realistic national budget in which revenue and spending are aligned and streamlined for improved service delivery.A statement from the presidency said to affirm commitment to the agreed measures, the Government of Liberia, beginning fiscal year 2019/2020, will introduce a Performance Management and Compliance System; and a Citizen Feedback Mechanism, as means to improve institutional efficiency and effectiveness, while enhancing integrity in the public sector.

To ensure implementation and compliance, a series of communication will ensue from the office of the Director-General of the Cabinet.

“With the budgetary adjustment process nearing completion, I, herewith, mandate the heads of all spending entities to adopt the Performance Management and Compliance System in planning to implement statutory mandates of their respective spending entities, and to deliver on the promises of the Administration’s flagship socio-economic public policy – the Pro Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD).

The Cabinet Secretariat, under the supervision of the Director-General of the Cabinet, will guide the implementation of the Performance Management and Compliance System, and the Citizen Feed-back Mechanism, the statement said.

“In my effort to ensure that all public institutions and governance systems of Liberia operate at optimum levels, I require all heads of ministries, agencies and commissions to cooperate,” said the directive of President George Manneh Weah signed by the Director General of the Cabinet Jordan Sulonteh.

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