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Vision 2040 unit unveils guidelines to improve government efficiency

11 Jun 2024 Vision 2040 unit unveils guidelines to improve government efficiency

Muscat – Oman Vision 2040 Implementation Follow-up Unit, in cooperation with Alizz Islamic Bank, issued three new guidelines for quality management, institutional excellence and innovation, and application of the Lean Continuous Improvement methodology on Tuesday with the aim of bolstering government efficiency and performance.

The event was held under the patronage of H H Sayyid Dr Kamil Fahad al Said, Secretary-General of Council of Ministers, and attended by several dignitaries.

Underlining the significance of the guidelines, Dr Khamis bin Saif al Jabri, head of the unit, said, “These are meticulously crafted to furnish our government system with the requisite tools and capabilities to elevate its performance, ensuring it meets the expectations of beneficiaries while enhancing competitiveness of Oman.”

He emphasised the fact that advancing government services is a cornerstone to realising the goals of Oman Vision 2040. 

Jabri informed that the unit, in collaboration with its partners, will continually refine these guidelines to adapt to the rapid changes and developments in the business environment, while ensuring entities adhere to these performance standards.

On the occasion, Ali bin Saif al Maani, CEO of Alizz Islamic Bank, said that the guidelines will  deepen partnership between the public and private sectors. 

He also spoke of the bank’s dedication to collaborating with government agencies for sustainability and achieving the goals of Oman Vision 2040, thereby enhancing competitiveness and economic growth.

The guideline for quality management aims to instil a culture of excellence in government institutions, prioritising continuous improvement and development in work environments, fostering healthy competition among government agencies, facilitating exchange of experiences, and promoting application of best practices.

The guideline for institutional excellence and innovation provides a comprehensive framework for establishment of an innovation system. It unifies concepts and perspectives on innovation within government institutions in Oman, supports effective innovation system management, and highlights best practices and directives for innovation development and strategic planning mechanisms.

The guideline on application of the Lean methodology aims to provide practical tools to enhance government systems working towards digital transformation and institutional excellence. 

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