The unit is primarily attached to the Office of the Honourable Minister/Deputy Chairman of the Commission. The Unit ensures high Level efficiency and effectiveness in its daily functions through basic application of correct procedures. The services offered in the unit are in tune with today's competitive environment best practices and have of necessity created its cutting-edge difference in the discharge of its functions.


The Protocol Unit function is all embracing, covering a wide spectrum of activities of the Honourable Minister/Deputy chairman, Secretary to the Commission and the entire staff (Internal and External Publics). Some of the functions include:


  • Honourable Minister's Movement


  • Movement and itinerary of Top Officials


  • State Visits


  • Courtesy Calls


  • Official Meetings
  • Commissioning Ceremonies


  • Liaison functions


  • National Day/Anniversary Celebrations


  • Passport procurement


  • Visa Procurement


  • Travel Arrangements (Passages)


  • Hotel accommodation


  • Reception


  • Event Management (Stage managing all the "behind the scene" activities and disputes so that they do not intrude on the actual event)


  • Managing the Principal and other staff in the department or unit and ensuring that results are achieved through them


  • Planning, coordinating, consulting all protocol functions


  • Communicating through routine reports, progress made, challenges and feedback to ensure the organisation is moving ahead