About

Mission

The Ministry exists to facilitate, coordinate, monitor and evaluate strategies for the execution of government business in Parliament and guarantee good governance through dialogue and consensus building, with the deployment of skilled human resources and modern technology for national development.

Vision

The Ministry exists to facilitate, coordinate, monitor and evaluate strategies for the execution of government business in Parliament and guarantee good governance through dialogue and consensus building, with the deployment of skilled human resources and modern technology for national development.

Core Values

The Ministry exists to facilitate, coordinate, monitor and evaluate strategies for the execution of government business in Parliament and guarantee good governance through dialogue and consensus building, with the deployment of skilled human resources and modern technology for national development.

Core Functions of MoPA

The Ministry derives its broad functions from Section 13 of the Civil Service Act 1993 (Act 327). The functions are;

  • Initiate and formulate policies, considering the needs and aspirations of the people;
  • Undertake development planning in consultation with the National Development Planning Commission;
  • Co-ordinate, monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the performance of the Sector

Based on the above framework the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs performs the following specific functions:

  • Co-ordinate the tabling of government business on the floor of Parliament
  • Serve as the interface between the Executive and Parliament
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of Government Plans, Programs and Strategies.
  • Facilitate the review/promulgation of legislation and regulations for national development
  • Undertake such research as may be necessary to enhance the collaboration between Parliament and the Executive
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of citizen centered collaborative interface with other state and non-state actors on matters relating to the Legislature
  • Provide strategic leadership for the development of the medium-term plan of Parliament in consultation with NDPC
  • Harmonize government business into the work plan/calendar of Parliament