Transport welcomes COSATU memorandum

Ministry of Transport welcomes COSATU memorandum

Deputy Minister of Transport Dikeledi Magadzi has signed a memorandum of demands from the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU).

Members of COSATU in the Western Cape marched on Parliament in Cape Town today, calling for an improvement in the Province’s public transport system.

The Deputy Minister thanked COSATU for engaging with government during last week’s meeting and today’s march and urged workers to continue working with the state, to ensure progress.

Deputy Minister Magadzi briefed the unionists about the GoGeorge agreement facilitated by Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula and the resumption of discussions on the MyCiti project, under the leadership of Minister Mbalula.

An update was also provided, concerning the closure of the Central Line rail corridor as well as its recovery plans.

The Ministry of Transport will continue its engagements with all stakeholders regarding transport challenges in the Western Cape and is confident that amicable solutions will be found and implemented swiftly.

Source: Government of South Africa