MEC for Public Works, Roads and Transport, Dr Clifford Mkasi, will table Roads and Transport Policy and Budget Vote

18 August 2009

MEC for Public Works, Roads and Transport, Dr Clifford Mkasi, will present the 2009/10 Roads and Transport Policy and Budget Vote speech on Thursday, 20 August 2009 at the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature. 

MEC Mkasi is expected to focus on a number of programmes under the Roads and Transport Budget Vote. Amongst others, the MEC will highlight the department’s achievements and challenges during the 2008/09 financial year. He will then outline the department’s direction on the new financial year of 2009/10.  

The MEC will focus on issues that include amongst others, law enforcement, road safety education, licensing and administration.   

The MEC will also highlight the progress on the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme and how he plans to shape public transport in the province.

MEC Mkasi is also expected to outline the progress on a number of projects under the Roads Infrastructure Programme. This includes amongst others, the construction of the 2010 projects such as the P166/1 road construction, N4 by pass and the Multi- Modal Public Transport Project.  

The general administration of the department will also be the topic of the day as there is a need to share the light on how the department plans to continue with the empowerment of its staff in order to ensure service delivery.  

The media is therefore, all people are expected to be seated by 13h30.

Venue: Nelspruit (Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature)
Date: 20 August 2009
Time: 14h00 

MEC Clifford Mkasi is also inviting the media on a media breakfast to be held as follows:

Venue: Emnotweni Sun
Date: 21 August 2009
Time: 08h00

For more information contact:

Mr David Nkambule
 013 766 6553
Cell: 079 604 6401

Issued by: Department of Public Works, Roads & Transport