The Mayor’s Parlour was a flourish of activity on Thursday morning, March 7, as an array of guests arrived.
Sitting around the expansive table, men and women wait for Newcastle’s new mayor, Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba. But these are no ordinary men and women.
As he takes the reins of Newcastle Municipality, Cllr Dr Mahlaba is looking at steering the municipality to a new legacy. Which is why this meeting was so special.
On Thursday, Cllr Dr Mahlaba met with the various religious leaders from Newcastle and the surrounding areas.
His reasoning behind the meeting is to gain a better understanding on the community’s needs, while seeking God’s wisdom to take Newcastle to new heights.
Introducing himself to the respective religious leaders, Cllr Dr Mahlaba took the time to interact with them. Thereby, gaining a better understanding of their views of Newcastle, as he prepares to take on the challenging task of mayor.
Through meeting with the religious leaders, not only is Cllr Dr Mahlaba ready to take Newcastle to new horizons, but the respective church leaders feel confident that Newcastle is set to flourish under Cllr Dr Mahlaba’s guidance.