Prez Morwaeng asks public service employees to work for betterment of Botswana

Botswana: The Botswana Minister for State President, Kabo Neale Sechele Morwaeng, encouraged public service employees in Botswana to take the lead in implementing government programs and projects. These initiatives have a huge impact on improving the lives of Batswana. He made this statement yesterday while addressing public officers in Francistown, the second-largest city in Botswana.

Prez Morwaeng asks public service employees to work for betterment of Botswana
Prez Morwaeng asks public service employees to work for betterment of Botswana Image credit: Botswana facebook page

Botswana: The Botswana Minister for State President, Kabo Neale Sechele Morwaeng, encouraged public service employees in Botswana to take the lead in implementing government programs and projects. These initiatives have a huge impact on improving the lives of Batswana. He made this statement yesterday while addressing public officers in Francistown, the second-largest city in Botswana.

Minister Morwaeng said that Government had developed guiding documents such as the Presidential Reset Agenda and the Public Service Charter which should be central to their individual and departmental plans, decisions and initiatives. He called on the attendants to up their game in service delivery and leave a lifelong legacy for those that will take after them.

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President Morwaeng, who has embarked on a countrywide engagement with public servants, was on his third session after addressing public officers in Maun and Letlhakane, respectively.


 

 


The purpose of these engagements is for the Minister and his entourage to appreciate the employees for their commitment to serving Batswana, appraise them on recent Government decisions and initiatives, and encourage and assure them of the Government’s support for the challenges they face when serving Batswana.

Minister Morwaeng assured public officers that Government is committed to supporting them and improving working relations with the Public Service Trade Unions, as witnessed by the constant engagement on matters that impact the conditions of service for public service employees. He noted that Government considers trade unions as worthy partners and is committed to the resuscitation of the Public Service Bargaining Council.

For her opening remarks, the District Commissioner for Francistown, Chabongwa Matseka, appreciated the Minister’s visit as she believed the public officers would have a lot of take homes from his address. She noted that the Minister’s visit comes at a time when they have just adopted their respective Departmental Performance Plans and signed their individual Performance Agreements. The public service employees were also accorded the opportunity to address the Minister on their challenges, successes and proposals.

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