The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi will be joining the acting Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Tshwane University of Technology, Prof Lourens van Staden, as a guest speaker at the graduation ceremony for the Faculty of Science, to be held on Thursday, 7 May 2015, in the Theunis Bester Hall, Pretoria Campus.
During the above-mentioned ceremony, qualifications will be conferred on undergraduate and postgraduate students from the departments of Animal Sciences and Environmental, Water & Earth Sciences.
The Minister will highlight the issues of what the country is expecting from these graduates as declared in the National Development plan goals; that South Africans must have access to adequate and safe water, and hygienic sanitation before 2030.
To accomplish this, government launched Strategic Infrastructure Project 18 in 2013 to expand the country’s water system capacity; speed up water build programmes and rehabilitate, and upgrade existing water and sanitation infrastructure across the country.
Date: 7 May 2015
Venue: Theunis Bester Hall, Pretoria Campus.
Cell: 061 488 0634
SOURCE: South African Official News