Municipal Councils urged to improve public service delivery
December 21, 2015 4:02 am
Local Government Minister Parveen Kumar Bala has urged various municipal councils to continuously improve public service delivery.
Speaking at the Local Government Forum Bala says municipal councils should rise to the 2016 challenges and meet the increasing demands on its services.
_’’We cannot afford to bury our heads in the sand and pretend that we have been able to meet all expectations of our clients. I expect and my Ministry will monitor this aspect of our operations, so that we tow the line with the Fiji First Governments primary goal to continuously improve public service delivery
Bala says their ability to deliver the services with limited resources is a measure of their creativity and commitment towards serving the public.
Meanwhile the government has announced an increase of $2.1 million dollars for the Department of Local Government in 2016.