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Tshwete, Pamela (NA)
Political Party:
Position: Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation
Cape Town
Tel: 021 403 2981
Email: ptshwete@parliament.gov.za
Postal Address: Private Bag X313
Street Address: Sedibang Building
  85 Frances Baard Street
Tel: 040 673 3839
Fax: 040 673 3839
Street Address: 16 Victoria Road
  PO Box 584
Parliamentary Committee Membership
PC on Health; PC on Public Service and Administration
Parliamentary Career
Current: Ms Pam Tshwete is the Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation of the Republic of South Africa a position she was appointed to on 26 May 2014. She has been a Member of Parliament for the African National Congress (ANC) since 2002. Ms Tshwete serves as a member of the African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) National Executive Committee and she is a member of the ANCWL National Working Committee. She is also the ANCWL Eastern Cape Convener ANC activist.
Past: ANCWL NEC; Eastern Cape REC; Exile
Political Career:
Current: ANCWL NEC;ANCWL National Working Committee; ANCWL Eastern Cape Convener ANC activist
Past: ANCWL NEC; Eastern Cape REC; Exile
  Ms Tshwete was acting chairperson of the Portfolio Committee for Arts and Culture. She served as chairperson of the ad hoc Committee on the Filling of Vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality. She also served as a whip of the Portfolio Committee for Joint Monitoring Committee on the Improvement of the Quality of Life and Status of Women and Women's Caucus. Ms Tshwete was the Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform from 10 July 2013 until 25 May 2014.
Education: Nursing Diploma; Computer Skills; Primary Healthcare Certificate
Personal Interests: Music; reading; gym
Other: We, the government and NGOs, need to work together, not parallel, so that we know who is doing what and when. We need NGOs to be organized in clusters e.g. education, health, so that we can link more easily with each other

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