National public service watchdog installed by end of February
APS: Wednesday, 24 February 2016 19:43
ALGIERS- Minister of Interior and Local Authorities Nouredine Bedoui announced Wednesday in Algiers that the national public service watchdog will be installed by the end of February.
In a statement to APS on the sidelines of the festivities marking the double anniversary of the creation of the General Union of Algerian Workers (UGTA) and the Nationalization of Hydrocarbons, Bedoui said that the installation of the body will be by the end of February, adding that the “watchdog will be operational immediately its installation.”
According to the presidential decree on its creation, the watchdog is a consultative body chaired by the Interior minister and whose main mission is the promotion and the development of public service and administration.
Its mission is to assess, in consultation with ministerial departments and other institutions concerned, the actions for the implementation of the national policy for public service promotion and development.
It is also in charge of proposing measures to improve public service with a view to adapting it to the economic, social and technological changes as well as to users’ needs.
The public service watchdog will also draw up a report to be submitted to the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister.