Vaccine passport, basic income grant top of Cabinet lekgotla agenda

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Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele.
Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele.
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Government's Cabinet lekgotla which started on Tuesday and is set to end on Thursday will, among other issues, deliberate the feasibility of introducing a Covid-19 passport as a means of encouraging more people to get vaccinated. 

Also top of the agenda for the three-day bi-annual planning meeting of the country’s executive, will be deliberations around the practicality and affordability of the state introducing a basic income grant that has been in the pipeline.

This was confirmed on Tuesday by newly appointed Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele when he addressed the media at the Union Buildings in Pretoria ahead of the start of the lekgotla. 

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