Government plans and activities for 2010/11
The budget speech by Minister Pravin Gordhan on 17 February 2010 provides insight in the budget and spending plans for government’s priorities and outcomes for 2010/11.
President Zuma first highlighted these priorities and outcomes in the State of the Nation Address on 11 February 2010. Minister Collins Chabane (Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Administration in The Presidency) announced the performance outcomes that will shape government’s policies and programmes for the year his briefing to the media on 12 February 2010.
This document consolidates government’s plans and priorities for 2010/11 as set out in these speeches.
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What are the main priorities for government in 2010/11?
Government will concentrate on a few priorities during 2010/11. These priorities are meant to bring about focus and ensure efficient emphasis on the most critical areas of the electoral mandate.
Government will focus on:
- rural development and land reform
- fighting crime and corruption
- economic growth.
Government will also work to improve:
- the work of local government
- infrastructure development
- human settlements.
In addressing these priorities, government will have to work harder towards improved governance and administration.
The State of the Nation Address also outlines government’s commitments with regards to international cooperation, trade and security.
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