NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO MEET STAKEHOLDERS ON THE ILLEGALLY OCCUPIED PRASA CENTRAL LINE IN CAPE TOWN
The Ministers of Human Settlements, Transport and Public Works and Infrastructure, Mmamoloko Kubayi, Sindisiwe Chikunga, Sihle Zikalala, and a delegation from other spheres of government will on Monday, 11 September 2023, visit the City of Cape Town to engage different stakeholders affected by the illegal occupation of the PRASA Central Line.
The main purpose of the visit will be to assess the work that has been done and the plans in place to relocate the remaining occupants on the PRASA Central Line through Operation Bhekela. This comes after the recent appearance of the three spheres of government before SCOPA on the subject matter. Accordingly, it is expected that the visit will entail a walkabout at the affected stations in Langa and Phillipi as well as engagement with various affected stakeholders.
The details are as follows:
Activity 1: Langa Metrorail Station Walkabout
Date: 11 September 2023 Time: 09h30 Venue: Langa Metrorail Station (arrival point)
Activity 2: Phillipi Metrorail Station Walkabout and Stakeholder Engagement Date: 11 September 2023 Time: 10h00
Venues: Phillipi Metrorail Station
Activity 3: Stakeholder Engagement Date: 11 September 2023 Time: 11h00
Venue: Ruth First Community Hall, Ward 80, Phillipi
NB: Media covering the story are advised to park their cars at Cape Town Station. Transport will be made available. RSVP: Zinobulali Mihi, PRASA WC - 083 462 3883
Enquiries: Hlengiwe Nhlabathi-Mokota, Spokesperson to the Minister on 064 754 8426 or Hlengiwe.Nhlabathi@dhs.gov.za, Collen Msibi, Head of Communications for DOT on 082 414 5279 or Lennox Mabaso, Head of Communications for DPWI on 082 884 2403.
Issued by the Ministries of Human Settlements, Transport and Public Works and Infrastructure