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Thursday, 03 May 2012 00:00

Minister of Public Service meets with Heads of DepartmentBelmopan, 26th April, 2012.

The first in a series of meetings planned by Minister of Public Service and Elections and Boundaries, Hon. Senator Charles Gibson took place today at the Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel in Belize City. The objective of the meeting was to meet with public service stakeholders including middle management – Administrative Officers, Finance Officers, and technical officers/deputy directors, etc.

Hon. Gibson stressed, in no uncertain terms, that he and his Ministry have a vision for the public service, and starting with this meeting: they will gather feedback and ideas on public officers' vision, will be listening to their views and will get some direction in terms of prioritizing issues.

In addressing the meeting Hon. Gibson said, “We will be taking a Management by Objectives approach to how we do things under my leadership as Minister of the Public Service. We will plan and deliver on quite a few initiatives that I believe will have a positive impact on public officers personally and collectively, as well as the public at large. These should lead to what we envision as a Modern and more service-oriented Public Service!”

Topics discussed included: quality assurance and standards, management issues, information technology and the modernization of the public service, among others.