The Minister for Public Service and Administration, Ms Noxolo Kiviet launched the Public Service Month alongside the Eastern Cape Provincial Government in East London ICC on the 31st of August 2023.
The launch kicked off with various foundations, NGOs and government departments showcasing the services and programmes they provide in adorned exhibits, in anticipation for the event’s main session.
This year’s theme for Integrated Public Service Month (IPSM) is ‘Building a Professional Public Service for Inclusive Quality Service Delivery,’ which strives to enhance service delivery and reestablish ethical behaviour among public servants.
Minister Kiviet delivered the event’s keynote address and applauded the dedication of public servants in supporting their continued efforts to uphold the Batho Pele principles.
“Public employees to continue supporting law enforcement agencies and institutions that defend democracy, as they are central in ensuring that steps are taken to ensure good governance and administration,” said Minister Kiviet.
The 2023 edition of the IPSM seeks to bring services to the people, an initiative aimed to demonstrate a government that is at work.