|Civil servants deserve better: Mutambara|
|Friday, 10 August 2012 00:00|
servants shou-ld be efficient in their work— hence they need to be rewarded well,” he said. He said in countries such as the United Kingdom, it was an honour to secure a job in the Public Service.
To the contrary, civil servants are despised in Zimbabwe. DPM Mutambara urged the public servants to be thorough with their work and lay a foundation for competitiveness.
He lamented that many public servants lacked leadership qualities by not being creative. He urged the public servants to develop their “cultural intelligence” in order to work anywhere around the globe.
“Leaders don’t create followers, but other leaders. How many people have you enabled to achieve higher positions as public servants?” said DPM Mutambara.
He urged the Ministry of Public Service to invest in human capital in order for the country to have an impact on its gross domestic product.
The Minister of Public Service, Ms Lucia Matibenga, said the United Nations commissioned the Africa Public Service Day.