Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula
City of Cape Town Mayco Member for Transport, Ald Felicity Purchase
President of SANTACO: Western Cape, Mr Nazeem Abdurahman
First Deputy Chairman of SANTACO: Western Cape, Mr Mzoxolo Dibela
Representatives of the Metered Taxi Industry, led by Mr Dave Drummond
Representatives of SA Women in Transport (SANWIT), led by Ms Moira Krige
Representatives of the disability sector
Senior Government Officials
Municipal Officials linked via the digital platform
Members of the Media
Ladies and Gentlemen
The importance of the minibus taxi industry
The minibus taxi industry has a very rich and colourful history in the Western Cape.
From the big old ‘Valiants’ that operated as metered taxis, responding to the need for larger vehicles to transport people who heeded calls to boycott buses during the Apartheid era. The minibus taxi industry grew by responding to the needs of the communities that they served.
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