DP Ramaphosa back in Parliament for oral replies

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Pretoria - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will be back in the National Assembly today for an oral reply session.

This will be the third time this year that the Deputy President appears in the National Assembly in terms of the revised National Assembly rules.

In total, the Deputy President is scheduled to respond to six questions from various political parties, which will include additional follow-up questions.

Some of the questions he is expected to answer address what is being done to create a stable, equal and prosperous South Africa from the ruins of racial division, deprivation and under-development.

He will also offer clarity on issues related to the National Skills Development Strategy, the constitutional responsibilities of members of the Executive towards Parliament, the local government Back to Basics programme as well as electoral reform.

The Deputy President, who is also the chairperson of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC), will also have an opportunity to highlight the work government is doing, in conjunction with the relevant stakeholders, to tackle the HIV epidemic, with specific reference to work being done which targets sex workers. - SAnews.gov.za

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