In General the Government works together with EITI other stakeholders. Specific role of Government include:
Provision of counterpart funding for EITI implementation.
Disclosing what revenue they get from mining companies, participate in media debates on the implementation of EITI and enacts the necessary law for effective EITI implementation.
The government is then required to ensure that all relevant companies and government entities report and that both company and government reports are based on accounts audited to international standards.