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The government will work for better effectiveness in the state administration through internal organization of the processes
25 September 2017
Increase in the quality of the work of the state administration is the main goal of the project for the introduction of shared services, which was presented at the Council of Ministers. “The better effectiveness in the work of the state administration requires a change in the internal organization of the processes. There are similar activities – audit, archive, training, maintenance – which should be centralized. This way we will achieve better quality, unified standards, and savings on the expenditure. We follow the best world practices.” This was said by the Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev at the presentation of the project “Introduction of the principle of shared services in the organization and work of the central administration”.
The permanent representative of the World Bank to Bulgaria, the main implementer of the project, Tony Thompson confirmed the readiness of the Bank to continue its support for the efforts of the Bulgarian government for a better effectiveness of public services.
The analysis and the models suggested by the World Bank for the organization and management of the processes in the administration will be utilized for improvement of the legislation and the regulations for shared services. Krasimir Bozhanov, Director of Directorate “Administrative Modernization” clarified at the Council of Ministers that implementation standards and monitoring and evaluation indicators will be developed.
By the middle of October it is expected that the Council for Administrative Reform will determine the two entities within the central administration where the pilot projects for shared services will be realized – in the fields of human resources management and financial-commercial activities. The team of the Bank will present the government with an analysis of the state, the management, the financial condition and the social effectiveness of the recreation facilities of the administration and recommendations will be given for the improvement of their work, added Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev.
The project is implemented in realization of the goals of and with funding from the Operational Program “Good Governance”. The beneficiary is the administration of the Council of Ministers.
The Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice, and presidents of the Supreme Court of Cassation and the Supreme Administrative Court presented their positions on the judicial reform to ambassadors of EU member-states and the United States.
After his visit to Vietnam, on the way to Bulgaria, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski paid a short visit to the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan. There, the Prime Minister met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Rustam Azimov. Mr. Oresharski and Mr. Azimov discussed bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Uzbekistan , with a an emphasis on economic issues. The two discussed the upcoming meeting of the Joint Committee of the intergovernmental Commission and political consultations in June this year. Discussed was also the possibility the Bulgarian Prime Minister to visit Uzbekistan before the end of the year.
The repair of the road between Drenovets and Ruzhintsi will begin within a month. The Government has provided BGN 2.7 million to repair the railway overpass on Blvd Pannonia, the Minister of Regional Development says
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev announced that he had sent a letter to European Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, in which he responds to her criticism regarding the refugee situation in Bulgaria
Dialogue is the only form of communication and the only way that leads to mutually acceptable solutions, said Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova following the meeting of the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation
The Minister of Foreign Affairs pointed out that Bulgaria supported Ukraine’s EU association but South Stream gas pipeline was important for us so that we did not depend on relations between third parties for the transit of gas
We will work to complete the 31 km highway section connecting the border and Sofia so that we could have a first class road between the two capitals, said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Information
We have made our aware that Bulgaria needs to receive assistance immediately. Many lies were told about the Ministry of Interior Bill. Sofia Directorate of Interior was a subcontractor for a security company, which is not right, the Minister of Interior said.
It is logical that EC begins direct dialogue with the Russian side to clarify South Stream issues. Bulgarian immigration could not be of any concern for Great Britain, the Minister of Foreign Affairs said.
It is possible to lose money due to financial corrections. It is important to identify those responsible for the errors in order to correct errors as soon as possible and protect national interests, said Minister of Environment and Water
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