A non-profit organisation, South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA), has congratulated one of its members, Mohita Latchminarain following her appointment as the new MEC for Public Works, Roads and Transport.
The organisation described her appointment as exciting because it reaffirms its position of promoting female attorneys to leadership positions and advocacy of professional development of female legal practitioners.
“An attorney by profession, she has held many strategic positions within the government sector leading up to this position. She is passionate about the protection of women and children and embodies the values of SAWLA,” said the organisations executive committee.
They went on to to wish her all the best in her new position and that the organisation is confident that she will successfully steer the department in the right direction and to continue to play a constructive role.
Latchminarain was recently appointed by the premier, Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane when she reshuffled the executive council. She has served on various portfolio committees.