28 April 2017
The Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu and Deputy Minister of Defence & Military Veterans Kebby Maphatsoe, will on Wednesday, 3 May 2017 host a Military Veterans Dialogue at Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg.
The Dialogue, which will be attended by more than 500 Military Veterans and all associations will be represented. Discussions will be mostly on speeding up of service delivery to Military Veterans human settlement programme, and capacitating the Veterans with economic opportunities in the industry.
There are approximately 5000 Military Veterans in need of decent shelter in South Africa and the programme is designed to improve the housing conditions of Military Veterans, to offer them security of tenure, and contribute towards building an inclusive community with improved economic conditions and social security.
Mr Mbulelo Musi,
Department of Military Veterans' Spokesperson
082 338 3890
Department of Human Settlement
083 645 7838
Ms Lebogang Mothapa
076 865 7188
Cell: 082 886 6721
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