Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Emmah Peloetletse is expected to go on a nationwide tour to address Public Service employees on their conditions of service, President Masisi’s Reset agenda and rationalisation of ministries.

According to a Savingram, the tour will be divided into two phases. The first phase started on Wednesday this week until the 2nd of September 2022, while dates for the second phase will be announced in due course.

The Savingram from the PSP, states that the purpose of the tour is to engage with the Public Service employees in order to appreciate their concerns and or challenges that they may be experiencing in the delivery of prompt and quality service to the members of the public.

The visit will also accord the PSP an opportunity to apprise employees on new policy and legislative developments geared towards the advancement of the Government's development agenda.

“In this regard, the PSP's address will mainly focus on the following issues; the Rationalisation of Ministerial Portfolios as pronounced by the President; the Reset and Reclaim Agenda.

“Being the Public Service delivery, including Project Implementation; New laws - Public Procurement; Economic Inclusion Act and the Tribal Land Act; and receive feedback from employees on their Conditions of Service”, the Savingram reads.

The employee consultations by the Permanent Secretary to the President will pave the way for subsequent consultations by the Deputy Permanent Secretary to the President, Matshidiso Bokole and the Permanent Secretaries, in the respective Ministries, in relation to service delivery as per their Ministerial mandates.

The PSP will be accompanied, among others, by the Director of Public Service Management; the Permanent Secretaries from the Ministry of Finance; Lands and Water Affairs; Local Government and Rural Development as well as other Senior Government Officials during the tour.

Efforts to get a comment from the public service unions regarding the PSP’s tour were unsuccessful at the time of going to press.