The ||Kharas Regional Council (||KRC) derives its mandate from Chapter 12 of the Namibian Constitution, Article 103, and the Regional Council Act, (Act 22 of 1992) which empowers it. ||Kharas Regional Council is mandated to promote socio-economic development in the region as a decentralized institution for the benefit of the inhabitants.

Mission and Vision Statement

Vision Statement

  • To be the preferred region for investors and citizens and live and work in.

Mission Statement

  • To promote, facilitate and coordinate sustainable socio-economic development.

To attain its vision, the ||Kharas Regional Council operates on the following Core Principles:

  • Standards - Setting, monitoring and publishing clear standards of service that individual members of the public can reasonably expect.
  • Courtesy and Helpfulness - Providing a courteous and helpful service, which is run to suit the convenience of those entitled to the service: services being provided by public servants who can be identified readily, through wearing name badges, by their customers.
  • Information - Providing information about public services in a manner, which is readily understandable.
  • Consultation and Choice - Ensuring regular consultation and communication with those who use services, taking their views and priorities into account – to provide a choice wherever possible.
  • Accountability - Providing details of performance against targets and identifying who is responsible.
  • Openness/Transparency - Disclosing how public services are managed, and the cost and performance of specific services.
  • Non-Discrimination - Ensuring services are available and applied equally to all.
  • Quality of Service - Publicising complaint procedures with independent reviews where possible. Providing, where errors have been made, an apology, full explanation and early correction of the error.
  • Value for Money - Providing efficient and economic public services within affordable resources.
  • Accessibility - Ensure accessibility to public service by accommodating the service needs of users.
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