Zuma to meet with station commissioners

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will today meet with the South African Police Services station commissioners to discuss strategies that will help combat crime.

According to the Presidency, more than 1 000 station commissioners will meet President Zuma in Pretoria to discuss how to take forward the fight against crime.

"The fight against crime is one of the five key priorities of government.

"In this meeting, a first of its kind, the President will share his vision with the station commissioners, and obtain from them, a first hand account of work from the coalface," the Presidency stated.

The meeting forms part of President's Zuma intention to meet with public servants, who are in the forefront of service delivery, to ensure that they understand government objectives from the highest office.

President Zuma will be accompanied by the Ministers of Police, Nathi Mthethwa, Justice and Constitutional Development Jeff Radebe, Correctional Services Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and Social Development Edna Molewa as well as National Police Commissioner Bheki Cele.

The meeting will also be attended by the nine provincial premiers as well as MECs responsible for Community Safety portfolio.