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Distressed municipalities to receive support teams

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Deputy Minister, Andries Nel, says by end of 2018, all distressed municipalities will be supported by dedicated teams.

“We have deployed District Support Teams consisting of engineers, construction and project managers, financial accountants, town and regional planners as well governance and administration experts in 55 of the priority distressed municipalities. By December, all distressed municipalities will have a support team,” said Nel.

Nel was addressing the Vision 2030 Summit in Johannesburg on 20 June 2018.

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