Cabinet approves NRA human resource policy

By Taban Tom Henry

The Council of Ministers in its regular meeting on Friday approved the National Revenue Authority (NRA) Human Resource Policy.

This came after the Minister of Finance and Planning Dier Tong Ngor presented the National Revenue Authority Human Resource Policy to the Council of Ministers for scrutiny.

Addressing the media shortly after the Council of Ministers meeting yesterday, the Deputy Minister of Information, Telecommunication and Postal Services Dr. Jacob Maiju Korok said that the Cabinet has approved and passed the National Revenue Authority Human Resource Policy.

“This policy is very important and critical and it actually helps in clearing problems affecting the National Revenue Authority and also facilitates the activities of the national Revenue Authority” he said.

Dr. Maiju added that the policy once enacted into an Act, will help address issues of recruitment and facilitate the day-to-day operations of the National Revenue Authority.

The deputy minister information described the policy bill as the backbone of the country’s economy.

He underscored that the NRA policy will shape the National Revenue Authority so that it can work in an effective and efficient manner to generate revenues all over the country,”

“They presented three related documents which is NRA scheme of services, NRA staff regulations and NRA staff code of conduct which the Council of Ministers after the deliberation unanimously passed the memorandum,” he affirmed.

Maiju hinted that this policy is very critical and central for effective and efficient daily operation of NRA.

“It regulates recruitment process, promotions, performance and integrity which fits to the operationalization of the NRA strategic plans which was actually developed 2 years ago,” he added.

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