Hon Chairperson, hon members, distinguished guests, allow me to take this opportunity once more to encourage the Department of Public Service and Administration, its entire workforce and senior management, Palama, the Public Service Commission and all associates under the stewardship of the Minister and Deputy Minister, to forge ahead in ensuring that the Public Service is professional and developmentally oriented for the betterment of the lives of its people.
Our fellow portfolio committee members, thank you so much for the support and the administration. Siyabonga kakhulu. [Thank you very much.] Working together, we can definitely do more, pushing South Africa forward. The ANC supports Vote 12. Thank you, hon Chairperson, for the opportunity given to us. [Applause.]