Welcoming Address by Mayor, Cllr P N. Mncwabe, On the SALGA KZN Provincial Members Assembly 2019

  • Programme Director, Hon Cllr W. Mapena
  • Honourable Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Hon Mr Sihle Zikalala,
  • KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional
  • Affairs, Hon Mr Sipho Hlomuka,
  • SALGA President, Hon Cllr T. Nkadimeng,
  • SALGA KZN Chairperson, Hon Cllr N. Mkhulisi
  • SALGA CEO, Mr Xolile George,
  • Chairperson of the Provincial House of Traditional Leaders,
  • Inkosi P. Chiliza,
  • Mayors and Deputy Mayors,
  • Fellow Councillors,
  • Members of the South African Local Government Association,
  • Heads of Departments,
  • Municipal Managers,
  • Stakeholders,
  • Distinguished guests,
  • Ladies and gentlemen,
  • All protocol observed,

It is my singular honour and humbling privilege to welcome all of you in general and the local government leadership and practitioners in particular, to this October SALGA Provincial Members Assembly, welcome to the Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Municipality and welcome to the Southern Drakensberg under the theme “ Engage, Influence and Inspire”, we are honoured to host the 2 day SALGA Provincial Members Assembly.

Programme Director let me begin my welcome address by informing you that our municipality is guided by our vision which is to be a well governed quality service provider.