COTED shall promote the modernisation of government bureaucracies by, inter alia:
(a) encouraging the development of closer contacts between public sector administrations, industry and other stakeholders to ensure that challenges presented by the global environment are understood and co-operative solutions developed;
(b) removing impediments and improving the regulatory framework for economic enterprises at national and regional levels;
(c) encouraging cost-effectiveness in the delivery of services to the public; and
(d) proposing adequate arrangements to address the changes in the business environment and future challenges to industry.