The Provincial Administration – Northern Province is an extension of Central Government (Cabinet Office) at Provincial level. The mandate of Provincial Administration is to provide administrative secretariat and coordinate effective implementation of national programmes and policies in the Province.
Constitution (Amendment) Act No. 2 of 2016 and the Government Gazette Notice No. 1123 of 2021 states that, “There shall be established for each Province an administrative secretariat, which shall consist of a Provincial Minister, a Provincial Permanent Secretary; and other staff, as prescribed. The Provincial Administration shall have overall responsibility of the Province and perform other functions as prescribed.”
The strategic Vision for Northern Province Administration is:
‘‘A highly economically productive and Public Service focused Provincial Administration”
The Provincial Administration by pursuing the following Mission Statement:
‘To coordinate the implementation of government programmes for quality service delivery and sustainable Development’.