Office of the Premier

Eastern Cape Department Budget for 2015-16


Leading development with excellence and integrity.


Co-ordinating functions of the provincial administration through the provision of strategic leadership in policy development, planning and implementation support.

Core functions and responsibilities

The Office of the Premier (OTP) has the responsibility to support the exercising of the Executive Authority through co-ordinating functions of the provincial administration to realise institutional and socioeconomic transformation and sustainable development in the Province, in particular by:

*Providing strategic leadership in policy development and planning;

*Co-ordinating, monitoring and supporting implementation of policy, legislation and government programmes;

*Promoting co-operative governance, stakeholder relations and partnerships; and

*Providing support to the Premier on the execution of Constitutional and Statutory powers and functions.

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