Order, hon members! Order!
Thank you, Chair.
Order, hon members! We are in the session of Parliament. Please can you take your seats, hon members.
Hon House Chair, His Excellency the President of the Republic of South Africa, hon Ministers and Deputy Ministers, hon Members of Parliament, distinguished guests, fellow South Africans, this is the first time I am addressing a Joint Sitting.
It is a great honour to participate in this debate on the state of the nation address, on behalf of the ANC-led Gauteng government, under the leadership of Premier David Makhura, on behalf of the people we represent. He sends his greetings to