President Cyril Ramaphosa replies to questions in the National Assembly, 6 Nov

6 Nov 2018

President Ramaphosa to reply to questions in the National Assembly

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, Tuesday 06 November 2018, brief the nation on government’s efforts to revitalise the economy, the fight against crime as well as South Africa’s objectives for its forthcoming term on the United Nations Security Council.

These updates will form part of the President’s reply to questions in the National Assembly.

The President will answer questions on the revitalisation of the economy through the partnerships that South Africa has entered into with the People’s Republic of China. The President is expected to outline how the partnership agreements are structured to benefit South Africa’s development trajectory.

President Ramaphosa will further expand on government’s economic stimulus package which is designed to offset slow economic growth which has in resulted a technical recession. In this regard, the President will share with Parliament how the South African Infrastructure Fund will transform government’s approach to the rollout, building and implementation of infrastructure projects.

The President will also address Parliament on government’s strategy to combat taxi and gang violence, cash-in-transit heists, car robberies, vandalism during community protests and other crimes.

Following the election of South Africa to serve as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the term 2019—2020, President Ramaphosa will set out the mandate that South Africa will work towards to promote peace and co-operation among all nations in pursuit of a better Africa and a better world.

Details of the National Assembly engagement are as follows:
Date: 06 November 2018
Time: 14:00
Venue: National Assembly, Parliament, Cape Town
Media enquiries:
Khusela Diko
Cell: 072 854 5707

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