WELCOME STATEMENT FROM THE HON. MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
It is a pleasure to whet your viewing and reading appetite with this Web site technology, designed to bring to the fore, factual and up-to- date information about the activities of my ministry.
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is quite conscious of the fact that the archiving and dissemination of social marketing information of its activities is very crucial and instrumental in the realization of its mission of promoting leadership in policy formulation, coordination, standard setting and oversight in order to ensure democratic local governance , maintenance of peace and the provision of services to improve the welfare of the people and eradicate poverty in the country through good governance.
The Website showcases the ministry’s mandate, mission, vision, profiles, pictures, functions of its Political and Administrative heads, staff organogram, list of departments, projects and partners among others.
We hope this online innovation will prove useful to all stakeholders engaged in local governance and rural development activities as well as interested members of the public in and out of Sierra Leone.
May I seize this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation to His Excellency, the President, Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio and our New Direction Government for enabling the financial support and providing the space for the ministry and partners to operate.
additionally, multi donor partners including the World Bank, UNDP, JICA, EU and other financial institutions deserve my sincere gratitude and recognition for their continued support to the ministry. Let me finally commend the management and entire staff of the ministry of Local Government and Rural Development for their self-less and dedicated service to the nation. I welcome you all to our Website and encourage you to visit it regularly. Welcome.