Gov’t approves strategic documents on state development, public administration reform

  • Revaz Javelidze, the head of the Government Administration, on Wednesday said the Government had approved several important strategic documents. Photo: Government press office, 15 Feb 2023 - 17:38, Tbilisi,Georgia

The Georgian Government has approved several important strategic documents, including the 2023 Action Plan on the Development Strategy of Georgia and the 2023-2026 Strategy of the Public Administration Reform of the country, along with the latter’s accompanying Action Plan for 2023-2024.

Revaz Javelidze, the head of the Government Administration, on Wednesday said the former document had involved “active engagement” of his office with state agencies related to activities in four “priority directions”.

The official noted the priority areas included defence and security, economic development, social policy and human capital development, and governance, and added the strategy had been approved last year with the initiative of Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili.

Javelidze also said the new phase of the public administration reform had been planned with the support of Georgia’s partners from the European Union, and added the reform was focused on ensuring “result-oriented” policy planning and management promotion, strengthening of the public service, improvement of the quality of “openness and transparency” in Government accountability, and simplification of the provision of services to citizens.

The public administration reform has been running in Georgia since 2015 in a improve public administration in the country in accordance with EU standards. The reform aims to establish a transparent, accountable and efficient state management system.