The Ghana Civil Service under the auspices of the Office of the President will celebrate its 2019 Week and Awards Night in November.

The celebration is to provide a platform for the Civil Service to engage with the Public and Private Sector and identify potential areas of collaboration for job creation, prosperity and equal opportunity for all Ghanaians.

A released issued and signed by the head of Public Relations at Office of Head of Civil Service, Tony  Goodman said “the program also seeks to recognize the strategic importance of employees of the Civil Service to national development, and to honour their dedicated and selfless service to the public and citizens of Ghana”.

The celebration runs from 4th to 8th November 4 to 8, 2019, under the theme: “Improving Service Delivery to Promote Ghana beyond Aid”.

The Civil Service Week Celebration and Awards as contained in the statement seek to:

✓ Celebrate gallant civil service staff and show appreciation for their dedication to work.

✓ Deepen trust of citizens in the Civil Service and the public sector in general.

✓ Sensitize the private sector and citizens on the activities of the Ghana Civil Service, and identify areas of collaboration/partnership.

✓ Engage citizens of Ghana with the view to soliciting feedback for policy formulation.

✓ Afford members of staff the opportunity to network, exchange experiences/ideas and upgrade their skills on emerging global reforms on development policy and public

✓ Foster unity and togetherness among members of staff.

Activities lined up for the Celebration are as follows:

Date Time Activities Venue:

November 4, @9AM Press Launch CLOGSAG Auditorium

November 5, @10AM Public Lecture National Theatre

November 6, @9AM-5PM Open Day All Ministries & Departments

November 6, @9AM-5PM Citizens Engagements Makola, Tema Station, Accra Mall

November 7, @8AM-10AM Clean up Exercise Ministries & Departments

November 7, @10AM-5PM Health Screening Ministerial enclave

November 8, @12 NOON Thanksgiving: Christian & Muslims CLOGSAG Auditorium& Ministries Mosque

November 8, @5 PM Civil Service Awards Night Conference Centre.

Mr. Goodman noted that, “this is a service-wide program and will involve all Ministers, Chief Directors, Directors and all staff of the various Ministries and Departments in the Civil Service.

The Public, Private Sector, Academia, the  Media and Civil Society Organizations will also play a vital role in the celebration”.

Story  filed by Edzorna Francis Mensah

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