Transport Minister to announce the rollout of Covid-19 Taxi Industry Relief Fund

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing where the Minister of Transport, Mr Fikile Mbalula, will outline the implementation of the Taxi Relief Fund (TRF).

The TRF is a financial support programme by the National Department of Transport (NDoT) in collaboration with the National Empowerment Fund (NEF). It is a once-off ex gratia relief fund to help mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in the taxi industry.

Below are the details of the launch and media briefing:

1. Media tour and ribbon cutting of the TRF Call Centre:

Date: Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Time: 10H30 for 11H00

Venue: National Empowerment Fund Head Offices, 187 Rivonia Road, Morningside

2. TRF Media briefing:

Date: Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Time: 10h50 for 12h00

Venue: National Empowerment Fund Head Offices, 187 Rivonia Road, Morningside

Members of the media attending the launch event are requested to confirm their attendance with Mr Tshegofatso Maake on 063 281 9453 or [email protected](link sends e-mail).

Attendance will be managed in line with the relevant COVID-19 protocols.

Source: Government of South Africa