Cyril Ramaphosa appointed leader of Government Business

2014-05-29 16:04

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has been appointed Leader of Government Business in the National Assembly.

The appointment, made by President Jacob Zuma, was announced by the presidency today.

“We wish the deputy president all the best in this important task of leading the executive in Parliament,” Zuma said.

The appointment was made in terms of section 91(4) of the Constitution.

The responsibilities of the Leader of Government Business include:

» The affairs of the national executive in Parliament;

» The programming of parliamentary business initiated by the national executive, within the time allocated for that purpose; and

» Ensuring that Cabinet members attend to their parliamentary responsibilities.

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