King urges closer coordination to implement public sector modernization

(Photo: Royal Court)
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday called for bolstering coordination among government agencies to implement the public sector modernization plan, according to a Royal Court statement.اضافة اعلان

During a meeting held at Al Husseiniya Palace with the concerned officials, attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, King Abdullah said all must work collaboratively to support public administration modernization.

His Majesty urged devising a communication plan targeting citizens, especially public servants and university students, to clarify decisions taken within the modernization plan.

Speaking at the meeting, Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh stressed the government’s commitment to implementing public sector modernization, highlighting the progress made so far and the main pillars of the human resources strategy that will be adopted, as well as the goal of establishing the Civil Service and Public Administration Commission.

Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister of State for Public Sector Modernization Nasser Shraideh outlined the steps needed to establish the commission, in order for it to commence operation early next year.

He noted plans to oversee the Civil Service Bureau through the transitional phase, as well as the future role of the Public Administration Institute in building the capacities of public servants and expanding quality training programs.

The minister also highlighted the human resources strategy’s focus on centralizing policy planning and decentralizing implementation, in addition to its goals to capitalize on employees’ capabilities and qualifications, while bolstering digitization and fostering an institutional culture that promotes innovation and public service.

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