Motion without Notice by Honourable Grace boroto on The Civil Society Task Force Committee

Chairperson, I hereby move without notice:

That the Council-

Notes that a Cape Town doctor, Dr Iqbal Karbanee, who is a paediatrician at Melomed Gatesville and a technical consultant on HIV to a charity organisation, Islamic Relief Worldwide, has been selected by the United Nations Actions for the Control of Aids, Unaids, to represent South Africa in a newly-formed Civil Society Task Force – a special committee that is to advise the United Nations on HIV and Aids policy issues, key strategies, and the role of civil society in responding to the syndrome;

Further notes that Dr Karbanee has been instrumental in raising awareness and teaching Islamic leaders about HIV issues; and

Takes this opportunity to congratulate Dr Karbanee for such an astonishing accolade and for flying our national flag on the shoulders of the world.