Office of the Deputy Minister for Technical Services
The office of the Deputy Minister assists the Minister in formulating policy on the ICT and the telecommunications sector. The office works with diverse stakeholders both in the public and private sector as well as civil society actors in establishing shared national perspectives on cross-cutting policy issues. It also works with development partners such as the World Bank, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and other institutions to address policy priorities. It is also responsible for coordinating with sector players such as the Liberian Telecommunications Authority (LTA) and service providers to implement national policy objectives. The role of the ministry in the development of the sector as outlined in the National ICT & Telecommunications policy, the National Telecommunications Acts, and other related instruments that are geared towards facilitating the provision of services falls under the office of the Deputy Minister. Essentially, the office of the Deputy Minister ensures that all ICT and telecommunications programs adopted by ITU and other such bodies of which Liberia is a member are domesticated to meet national objectives
Office of the Assistant Minister for Telecommunications
The office of the Assistant Minister for Telecommunications has the core task to identify new ICT and Telecommunications policy options, reviewing existing policy issues, and advancing initiatives that will accelerate the fulfillment of sector objectives. The Assistant Minister participates in and as well review the workings of relevant ICT and telecommunications organizations such as the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and African Telecommunications Union (ATU) to ensure that Liberia’s programs are consistent with global policy trend. The Assistant Minister advances proposals to the Deputy Minister for Technical Services in setting the policy agenda which ensures that the potential of ICTs is harnessed and applied towards greater sector development. The Assistant Minister runs the day–to–day affairs of the Department and also helps the Deputy Minister for Technical Services to mentor staff at the Department. The Office of the Assistant Minister for Telecommunications supervises the two divisions, namely—the Division of Telecommunications / Technical Services and the Division of Universal Access / ICT for Development that constitutes the Department.