The Government Printing office celebrated a milestone of 10 decades of service to the country.
Speaking at the event last Friday, Chief Secretary to Government, Isaac Lupari, congratulated the Management and Staff of the Government Printing Office for 130 years of Service, since colonial rule.
Mr. Lupari said he is encouraged by the display of teamwork demonstrated by the organization and it reflected in their successes.
“This is something that I am always talking about,” Mr. Lupari said.
“When you have teamwork, you win together. In the public service today, we are short of that spirit.
“And I think it is time that those who are in the leadership need to come out and show some sense of leadership to inspire those in the workplace “
The Chief Secretary thanked the Government Printer Christine Lenturut for inviting him to their celebrations which coincide with the Commissioning of a new printer, the organization’s website, and a five-year Corporate Plan.
Lupari acknowledged that the GPO was able to achieve the last five years Corporate Plan as a team and urged everyone to continue to do the same with the corporate plan.
“One of the things that you have highlighted for the next five years is that you want to see the transformation of the Government Printing Office completed,” Mr. Lupari said.
“To truly become a self-financing organization serving the needs of this country.”
“And that is to become an Authority or an organization that operates between the public and private sector.”
The Chief Secretary believes that this is a worthy consideration and that the Government Printer can be assured of his support.
“That is something I have discussed with you and that is one of the main activities in the five year Corporate Plan.”
The Chief Secretary said the government is now talking about sufficiency and maximizing the use of resources, the time is now to move this agenda forward.