The Department of Strategic Planning, Policy and Aid Coordination (DSPPAC) exists to support the Prime Minister (and by extension the Council of Ministers) to make policy and ensure that it is made operational. In practice policy is usually made collaboratively through deliberations and decisions of the Council of Ministers and subsidiary committees, notably the Ministerial Budget Committee.
The Prime Minister’s responsibility for policy frames DSPPAC’s role and requires the Department to provide support at all stages in policy development and implementation process, in close cooperation with the MPM Director General. Therefore, DSPPAC is the technical office within the Prime Minister’s Office.
The office functions to assist and enable the Prime Minister to develop, implement and monitor the vision of the government and to provide strategic leadership for cross-sectoral policies or programmes, both government and donor