Brunei, Thai officials discuss regional civil service integration

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BRUNEI’S civil service officials yesterday met with their Thai counterparts to discuss challenges in improving ASEAN public service integration.

Ten delegates from Thailand’s Office of the Civil Service Commission (OCSC) visited Brunei to discuss strategies in improving the public service for ASEAN member states, according to a press statement from the Public Service Department.

The closed-door meeting touched on sustaining ASEAN civil service and the introduction of ASEAN Executive Management Programme.

The statement stated that officials also talked about the possibility of building a “strategic procedure of ASEAN civil service connectivity”.

It added that the five-day working visit aimed to introduce Thailand’s strategic procedures in strengthening and leveraging civil service connectivity to enable people to work across all ASEAN civil service agencies.

The Thailand civil service management agency further hoped to expand connection with its regional counterparts, strengthening the area of human resource management.

Present to greet the Thai delegation was Director-general of Public Service Jaini Hj Abdullah.

The visitors were led by Rangsima Charubha, deputy secretary at the General Office of Thailand’s Civil Service Commission, who was joined by four human resources officers and one policy analyst.

The group departs for Indonesia today.

The Brunei Times