Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu, on the SANDF and its challenges – 3 July 2009
Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu, addressed the National Assembly on the Department of Defence budget vote. Sisulu cited major changes that have arisen in the defence environment over the past 15 years.
She said: “The new environment required new thinking about the Department of Defence’s place, relevance and opportunities. Our approach now must give absolute priority to the economic development of our country, the stability of our continent, and our value to add to society.”