Deputy Minister of the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) as appointed on 06 March 2023.

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Deputy Ministers Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Parks Tau JRM_5086b

Mr Parks Tau

He made his mark as a leading advocate of local government in South Africa, Africa and across the globe – serving as the President of the world body, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), as well as the President of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA).

DM Tau's Famous Quotes

“the RMO is a strategic form of professional support through which municipalities will be capacitated to deliver infrastructure and strategic projects in order to drive the necessary enhancements required to improve service delivery.”
“As we honour the memory of Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati and celebrate Women’s Month, let us be inspired by these leaders and commit ourselves to a future where gender equality is not just a dream but a living reality.”
The SALGA North West Provincial Members Assembly
DM Parks Tau
“Expanding partnerships through multilateralism along regional, political, and economical arrangements are critical and must be strengthened through capacity building to mainstream Disaster Risk Reduction using action plans to guide implementation to the sub-national level.”

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