About Cabinet Office

Cabinet Office is the highest administrative office in the Public Service responsible for coordinating the effective implementation of Government policies, systems and procedures and the monitoring and evaluation of the overall performance of the Public Service for the efficient administration of Government. It operates directly under the Office of the President of the Republic of Zambia.


The mandate of Cabinet Office is derived from Article 176 (1) of the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Act No. 2 of 2016, Cap 1 of the Laws of Zambia. It comprises the following:-

  • Office of the Secretary to the Cabinet
  • Administration Division
  • Management Development Division (MDD)
  • Policy Analysis and Coordination Division (PAC)
  • Remuneration Division
  • SMART Zambia Institute (E-Government Division)
  • Office of the Former Presidents


In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, Cabinet Office is guided by the following Mission Statement:

“To effectively and efficiently coordinate and oversee Government policies and programs and facilitate the conduct of Cabinet business in order to secure the general efficiency of the Public Service”