KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 (Bernama) - Incoming Chief Secretary to the Government
(KSN) Datuk Seri Dr Ali Hamsa is willing to hear complaints and problems faced
by civil servants and will try to solve them.
He said the move was part of initiatives to be taken during his ''turn
padang'' (going to the ground) sessions and meetings with various groups from all
"I will engage civil servants from the lowest to the highest level and it
will be a continuous process. I will also engage Cuepacs, workers
representatives and others.
"The objective is to improve the delivery mechanism from time to time and
ensure that the people benefit from government policies and programmes," he said
after the ceremony to hand over the instrument of appointment and appointment
letter of Chief Secretary to the Government, witnessed by Prime Minister Datuk
Seri Najib Tun Razak at Parliament House here today .
ALI HAMSA-COMPLAINT 2 KUALA LUMPUR
On Tuesday, the Prime Minister''s Department announced that Public-Private
Partnership Unit (UKAS) director-general Ali Hamsa had been appointed KSN
effective this Sunday (June 24).
He replaces Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan who will complete the contract
service on Saturday (June 23).
Ali Hamsa said meeting with the media, industry and non-governmental
organisations would be held to get views of stakeholders to help plan and
execute initial efforts towards transformation of the public service.
"I will also cooperate with the Special Commission to Review The Public
Service to ensure transformation of leadership, balance political interest and
administration, strengthen human capital especially support staff and
professional groups and prioritise the welfare of civil servants."
Ali Hamsa thanked the prime minister for giving him the confidence and trust
in leading the country''s public service.
He also congratulated Mohd Sidek who had done a good job during his tenure
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