Deputy President to answer questions in the NCOP

Deputy President David Mabuza will respond to oral questions in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) as part of Executive accountability to the Legislature.

Deputy President Mabuza will respond to questions on Thursday, said the Presidency.

The questions that the Deputy President has received are related to among others, challenges in the efficient provision of reliable water in some municipalities in the Free State Province, in line with the delegated responsibility as the chairperson of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Water and Sanitation.

The Deputy President will also respond to a question on the recent unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces and the impact thereof on nation building, social cohesion and moral regeneration.

Deputy President Mabuza in his capacity as chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council, will respond to questions on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the goal to end AIDS.

He is also expected to respond on targeted interventions by government under public employment programmes in addressing rising youth unemployment.

Source: South African Government News Agency