The Ministry of Local Government Administration was established in 2004, aiming to advance the system of local self-government.
The organizational structure of the Ministry of Local Government Administration is defined by the Regulation no. 03/2013 on the internal organization of the Ministry of Local Government Administration….
The organizational structure is as follows: Minister, Deputy Minister, Secretary General, Departments and Divisions.
Departments are organized in divisions, which exercise competences in related fields.
The number of employees in the Ministry of Local Government Administration (MLGA) is one hundred and forty-one (141), of which one hundred and twenty-four (124) employees are civil staff, whereas seventeen (17) employees are political staff.
The mission of the Ministry is to increase local autonomy and to strengthen the ability of the municipalities to provide cost-effective services through the active participation of citizens and democratic representation, in order to enhance the quality of life, security and the local economy.
Strategic Objective 1
Improvement of economic and social sustainability of municipality to ensure that the development and ﬁnancial policies inﬂuence local economic development.
Strategic Objective 2
The establishment of a better governance framework to ensure democratic representation of the citizens and an eﬃcient municipal administration.
Strategic Objective 3
Strengthening professional and institutional capacities of the municipalities to achieve sustainable improvement in municipal services for citizens.
Strategic Objective 4
Strengthening partnership among local government, civil society and businesses to create an active, comprehensive and cohesive citizenship.
Strategic Objective 5
Promotion of heritage values and aﬃrmation of cultural, natural and social diversity to aﬀect the social and economic development of municipalities.