Media Statements

Minister van Rooyen to visit the Free State Province as part of the programme to assess the state of priority Municipalities

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen will visit the Free State Province on 12 October 2017. The Minister will joined by the MEC of Finance, Ms Elzabe Rockman and the MEC of CoGTA, Mme Sisi Ntombela. The purpose of the Minister’s visit is to assess the state of priority municipalities that were identified as part of the B2B phase 2 approach to provide them focused support.

The Minister and MECs will meet with the leadership of Mafube, Masilonyana, Maluti-A-Phofung and Matjhabeng Municipalities. The Municipalities will provide a briefing on the key issues and challenges they are facing in an effort to find lasting solutions. The good work done by these Municipalities will also be appreciated and encouraged in an effort to ensure better service delivery.


Members of the Media are invited for an interaction as follows:


  • Date: 12 October 2017
  • Time: 11:00
  • Venue: President Hotel in Bloemfontein




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