The General Administration Directorate provides administrative, managerial, secretarial, logistical, and maintenance support to ensure the attainment of organizational goals.
The Directorate further ensures that services and facilities necessary to support the administrative and other functions of the Ministry are available. It also ensures the provision of an effective and efficient system for internal checks.
It has five (5) functional areas comprising Personnel, Procurement and Stores, Records Management, Estates and Security, and Transport Units.
The units under this division include the following:

  • Personnel Unit:

The Unit manages the files and records of staff in the Ministry pertaining to recruitment, leave, promotion, salary issues, transfer, performance appraisal, etc.

  • Records Management Unit:

It ensures that documents and information are properly stored to ensure confidentiality and easy accessibility.

  • Procurement and Store Unit:

The unit is responsible for managing the procurement services and providing technical support on procurement processes for the Ministry. It also ensures the proper storage of all goods procured and ensures that stocks are replaced on time at the Ministry.

  • Transport Unit

The Unit is responsible for the proper management and provision of an efficient transport system of the Ministry.

  • Estates Unit/Security

This Unit provides advice on estate management issues and ensures that repairs and works on facilities and equipment are properly carried out in the Ministry.
The Security Unit is responsible for ensuring the safety of all staff and property of the Ministry.