Deputy President Paul Mashatile’s Oversight Visit to Jagersfontein, Kopanong Local Municipality

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Deputy President Paul Mashatile is scheduled to visit Jagersfontein, a community within the Kopanong Municipality of the Free State Province in South Africa, on May 9th, 2023. The purpose of his visit is to assess the progress regarding service delivery challenges and to provide feedback to the community. The focus will be on the provision of water and the resettlement of community members who were affected by a dam collapse during the Jagersfontein Development Project.

Outreach Visits to Enhance Service Delivery

Mashatile’s visit to Jagersfontein is part of a series of outreach visits aimed at improving service delivery in different municipalities. Mashatile emphasized the significance of these visits during a recent oral reply in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). The visits aim to evaluate the government’s progress in rehabilitating water and wastewater infrastructure in partnership with Bloem Water and other stakeholders.

Comprehensive Oversight Visit

During the visit in Jagersfontein, Mashatile will engage with investors and community members who were displaced by the dam collapse. He will inspect the Jagersfontein Water Treatment Works and conduct a walkabout of the land parcels earmarked for resettlement. Show houses constructed as part of the Jagersfontein Development Project will also be inspected.

Accompanying Officials

Mashatile will be accompanied by several officials, including Ministers, Free State Premier Mxolisi Dukwana, Members of the Provincial Executive Council, Mayors, and senior government officials.

Media Coverage

The visit is open to the media, which is encouraged to cover this event. The visit will begin at 8:00 am at Jagersfontein, Kopanong Municipality, Free State, with a photo opportunity scheduled for 8:30 am.

Engagements during the Visit

The visit will include several engagements, including discussions with representatives of the Jagersfontein Development Project and investors in strategic areas of the Xhariep District Municipality. Mashatile will also visit the land parcels earmarked for resettlement and show houses, as well as the Jagersfontein Water Treatment Works. He will conclude his visit by engaging with community members and representatives of the Jagersfontein community at the Jagersfontein Community Hall.

Deputy President Paul Mashatile’s comprehensive oversight visit to Jagersfontein, Kopanong Local Municipality, will cover several critical issues that affect the community, and the Deputy President will engage with various stakeholders to ensure progress is being made in addressing these challenges.

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