Mokonyane summoned to Parliament over drought crisis

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The DA says Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane has been summoned to Parliament to brief members as well as all South Africans on her Department’s interventions to resolve the drought crisis in the country.

The opposition party says a top-level joint meeting on the water crisis has also been called at Parliament for next Tuesday.

The DA says the briefing will also be attended by the Ministers of Finance, Agriculture and Co-operative Governance, the Western Cape MEC in the same portfolio and the Mayor of Cape Town, among other stakeholders.

The party says the aim is to align the respective initiatives and find sustainable solutions to the water crisis being experienced by the Western Cape and other parts of the country, including the Eastern Cape, Limpopo and the Free State.