Top of his priority list is the ongoing fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Last week the province began its vaccination programme led by the South African Medical Research Council as part of the Johnson & Johnson phase 3b implementation study.
#GPSOPA21 | The provincial government will continue to provide support to those affected by COVID-19 and victims of Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF). #GrowingGautengTogether pic.twitter.com/564DxG17LN
— GautengGov (@GautengProvince) February 22, 2021
It said that it aimed to have at least 16 000 healthcare workers vaccinated in a period of two weeks.
Among other things, it aims to “unleash the potential of the high-growth sectors to create jobs and facilitate the entry of new SMMEs, township businesses and black industrialists into the mainstream economy”.
“A state-of-the-art infrastructure network is central to the growth of the economy and well-being of citizens,” reads the provincial government’s Twitter page.
“Defeating Covid-19, Reigniting the economy, Providing support and social relief to those affected by the pandemics of Covid-19 and GBVF.”