Senior Management and Project Leads at the Ministry of Local Government, Decnetralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD), has met for a four-day retreat in Accra, 10th January 2023 to take stock of work done and issues that would be rolled over into 2023 and leverage on the Ministry’s programmes and activities for the annual year.
Opening the programme, the Chief Director of the Ministry, Ms. Marian W. A. Kpakpah in her welcome address said the retreat was to ensure good teamwork across directorates and support for each other to work efficiently and effectively.
She was hopeful that the retreat would become an annual affair.
Discussions from the retreat are expected to come up with teams that would be responsible for the Ministry’s activities for the year.
Ms. Kpakpah used the occasion to formally welcome the Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority (LUSPA) and announced that “last year, LUSPA was aligned with the Ministry and “I look forward to having a fruitful working collaboration” she emphasised.
A Deputy Minister of the Ministry, Hon. Osei Bonsu Amoah described the retreat as a priority intervention for the year.
This he said entails what has been done, what should be done, and costing of programmes to help achieve all policy directions, considerations, and interventions.
The Hon. Minister for MLGDRD, Mr. Daniel Botwe in his brief remarks stressed on the need for directorates and for that matter staff of the Ministry to work collaboratively to ensure efficient and sustainable implementation of all activities and programmes that allow for the realisation of the mandate of the Ministry.
This he said will push the country forward in its quest to achieve sustainable development and the realization of the aspirations of the people down to the local levels.
Source: Public Relations Unit (MLGDRD)