A Socialist Republic of Vietnam delegation led by Dr Nguyen Trong Thua, the Vietnamese Deputy Minister for Home Affairs, today paid a courtesy call to the South African Public Service and Administration Deputy Minister, Dr Chana Pilane-Majake at the Batho Pele House in Pretoria to exchange best practices and share insights on public service management.
Deputy Minister Pilane-Majake was accompanied by the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Director General, Ms Yoliswa Makhasi and DPSA senior managers.
The Vietnamese delegation was given an overview of the DPSA’s work, highlighting best practices on norms and standards, ethics, integrity, and discipline management. The DPSA also presented the South African digitization framework, the national strategic plan for the elimination of gender-based violence, gender equality in the workplace, and support for people with disabilities.
Dr Pilane-Majake highlighted the importance of the Vietnamese delegation’s visit, stating, “This visit by Dr. Thua and his delegation is an opportunity to share governance, and promote strategic partnerships and investment opportunities between the two countries.” She also emphasized the importance of the partnership between South Africa and Vietnam in promoting effective governance and public service delivery.
The meeting also discussed opportunities for further collaboration and sharing skills and experience to promote excellence in public service and administration. The two parties also discussed ways to collaborate on enhancing governance and public administration in the two countries.
Deputy Minister Pilane-Majake said the visit and engagement demonstrated a mutual commitment to excellence in public service management, as well as a willingness to build strong partnerships between South Africa and Vietnam to promote good governance and public service administration.