The Sogavare-led Democratic Coalition for Change Government has finalised its political appointment positions for 38 appointees.
Names, pictures and titles of the political appointees were published in paid pages in newspapers today.
The use of paid space is part of the Government’s earlier promise to make public names and positions of all political appointees who have been hired to work in the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
The Government appointees have been engaged in three different offices – six appointees work in the Prime Minister’s Private Office; 18 appointees in the Policy Implementation and Evaluation Unit; and twelve appointees in Government Caucus.
Explaining the duties, the Government statement says the Prime Minister’s Private Office is to assist the Prime Minister administer his duties of coordinating assignments of responsibilities of his Cabinet Ministers.
The Policy Implementation and Evaluation Unit is to oversee the implementation of its key policies by responsible Ministries to achieve key policy outcomes within set time frames.
The Caucus Office will act as “eyes and ears” for the Democratic Coalition for Change Government, and ensure the cohesion and solidarity of the Coalition parties.