Office of the MEC

The principal objective and thrust of this sub-programme is to oversee the management of the executive office and to render executive support to ensure that the Executive Authority is able to fulfill his mandate as prescribed by legislation. The executive support in the main, refers to administration, operations, protocol, security, parliamentary liaison and communication as the face of the Department. The Executive Authority is expected to practically express both the vision and the mission of the Department and in particular key policy directives. In pursuit of these strategic policy objectives, the sub-programme is guided by the Ministerial Handbook as well the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and other relevant pieces of legislation.