The Transport Department has confirmed the Gauteng leg of the launch of the Responsibility to Protect Programme, with Fikile Mbalula and PRASA Board Chairperson, Leonard Ramatlakane amongst those in attendance.
The Department of Transport, led by Minister Fikile Mbalula, took to Twitter on Sunday, 14 March 2021, to confirm the Gauteng leg of the launch of the Responsibility to Protect Programme. The initial launch took place in the Western Cape last week.
During the launch, Mbalula and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), represented by Chairperson of the Board, Leonard Ramatlakane unveiled “The People’s Trains.” The trains have been hailed for their low-cost design and the fact that they are produced locally. While Mbalula previously suggested that the trains were his team’s idea, it was later revealed that the project begun during former president, Jacob Zuma’s reign when Tony Montana was still the Group CEO of PRASA.
The launch is set to take place at the Pretoria Train Station today, 15 March 2021, from 10:00.
See the post below.
Following a successful launch of PRASA “People’s Responsibility to Protect” PR2P programme in the Western Cape, I will join the PRASA Board Chairperson, Mr. Leonard Ramatlakane in Gauteng to launch the project in Pretoria. pic.twitter.com/kYb5swoGfi
— |Mr Fix (@MbalulaFikile) March 14, 2021