Deputy Minister Kebby Maphatsoe briefs media on Military Veteran education support, 11 Jan

11 Jan 2017

Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Mr Kebby Maphatsoe to re assure Military Veterans on education support for the financial Year 2017

The Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans will host a media briefing with stakeholders of military veterans to outline plans aimed at the provision of quality education to military veterans and their dependants.

The demand for education support for military veterans has significantly increased exponentially since year 2015/16 financial year resulting in huge financial and administrative challenges which are being engaged with the various stakeholders.

To date approximately 5 000 are being provided with education support and thousands new applications have be received for 2017.

The details of the media briefing are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Venue: GCIS, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield Pretoria

NB: Please note that there will be a video link up at Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament in Cape Town

Mpho Mogoera
Cell: 079 741 9264

Media enquiries: 
Mbulelo Musi
Cell: 082 338 3890

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