President Jacob Zuma has constituted a Presidential Youth Working Group Task Team made up of Deputy Ministers and representatives of youth formations.
The Task Team members will be responsible for coordinating and championing interventions to promote youth development across government.
The Task Team will support the President in his work of championing youth development within government and interface with the youth through forums including the Presidential Youth Working Group which will be convened in June for an inaugural meeting.
The Youth Task Team comprises the following Deputy Ministers:
Buti Manamela: The Presidency: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (Chairperson)
Enver Surty: Basic Education
Mduduzi Manana: Higher Education
Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams: Communications
Andries Nel: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Dr Joe Phaahla: Health
Jeremy Cronin: Public Works
Bheki Cele: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Rejoice Mabudafhasi: Arts and Culture
Mcebisi Skwatsha: Rural Development and Land Reform
Elizabeth Thabethe: Small Business Development
Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu: Social Development
Gert Oosthuizen: Sport and Recreation and
Mzwandile Masina: Trade and Industry
“I wish all the Deputy Ministers all the best with this new critical task,” said President Zuma.
Source : SAnews.gov.za