‘Unclear’ objectives hinder Foreign Affairs

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has noted Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation operates with no clear objectives, trying to do everything but succeeding at nothing.

A member of the committee, Ndaba Gaolathe shared his observations yesterday when questioning the permanent secretary, Lapologang Lekowa.

“I have made an observation that your ministry has no clear objectives and ends up being general, and you are now trying to do everything,” he said. He was responding to the PS’ earlier utterances that the ministry’s mandate is to coordinate and facilitate the projects and endeavours of other ministries that require assistance from foreign stakeholders.

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