KZN Legislature’s COGTA Portfolio Committee To Undertake A Study Visit To Japan
07 March 2023
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KZN LEGISLATURE’S COGTA PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE TO UNDERTAKE A STUDY VISIT TO JAPAN
KwaZulu-Natal Legislature’s Portfolio Committee on Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs will undertake a study visit to Japan from the 27th May to the 4th June 2023 as part of the Legislature’s Members’ Capacity Building Programme.
Today, the Legislature Speaker, Hon Nontembeko Boyce and COGTA Portfolio Committee Chairperson, Hon. Zinhle Cele met with the Japanese Embassy led by Ambassador Tasuku Takanishi to discuss the preparations and programme for the visit.
Amongst the issues discussed with the Embassy which forms part of the study visit include the following:
- Disaster management
- Water and sanitation
- Meeting with the City Council of Yokohama City
- Visit to the Coal Plant using coal imported from South Africa
- Waste management
- Meeting with Political counterparts and Speaker of Japanese Parliament
- Visit to NISSAN Headquarters
On returning from the study, the committee will compile a report which will be submitted to the Speaker, and tabled in the House for debate and adoption.
During this 6th term of the Legislature, most committees have visited various countries throughout the world to learn best practices to improve our law-making and oversight functions.
For more information, please contact.
Hon. Zinhle Cele, Chairperson of COGTA Portfolio Committee
Cell: 060 501 7783
Issued by Communications Unit: KZN Legislature
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