PRESS RELEASE BY THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIAT FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITIES

Liaison officers serving as a contact point between local councils and government authorities and entities

As a result of a seminar aimed to increase the collaboration between local councils and government authorities and entities, local councils were given a contact directory of liaison officers from various authorities and entities who will serve as a contact point. This will lead to a stronger coordination and a more effective service for citizens.

Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government and Communities Silvio Parnis said that this initiative will enhance the cooperation between the local councils and the government authorities and entities. Parliamentary Secretary Parnis also said that there is an ongoing improvement within the Local Government Division. In fact the customer care services within the same division has been drastically enchanced, so that local councils will be given better assistance. The Parliamentary Secretary stated that this is just the beginning and by means of the local government reform, the trust in local government will continue to increase.

Source: Government of Malta