9 November 2012

Liberia: GSA Adopts Management Policy

The General Service Agency of Liberia has adopted a fleet management policy of the Government of Liberia. This policy which is in response to curbing the misuse and abuse of government vehicles seeks to provide guidance to government institutions on the procurement, registration, use, maintenance and management of vehicles,

According to a statement from the office of the Director of General of GSA Hon. Pearine Davis Parkinson which was issued at the Ministry of Information regular Thursday press briefing, on October 5, 2012 was adopted by the Cabinet.

In the statement, the Director General noted that the fundamental objective of said policy is to provide a strategic framework for reducing capital, and maintenance and running cost of Government's fleet and mobile equipment while ensuring mobility and operational efficiency to government employees.

The General Service Agency is the GOL institution charged with the responsibility to develop, implement, review and propose modification to the fleet management policy.

He said other objective of the policy is to create a structure and allocate responsibilities for the effective monitoring and implementation of various aspects of the policy for the benefit of the Government of Liberia.

Director Parkinson pointed out that the policy will benefit the private sector, specifically, financial institutions, insurance companies, new and used car dealership, rental car companies and private individuals.

"The private sector will benefit through the financial institution expansion and revenue generation" the statement concluded.

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