05 November 2018 - NW2840
Shinn, Ms MR to ask the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services
1. Whether, with reference to his reply to question 1509 on 4 June 2018, the Mondeor Post Office reopened in August 2018; if not, (a) why not and (b) by what date will the post office reopen; 2. What steps have been taken to secure the new premises of the specified post office from trespassers?
I have been informed by SAPO as follows:
The Mondeor Post Office originally operated from a company-owned building along Columbine drive. It was, however, vacated approximately 15 years ago and relocated to a shopping centre.
During the tenancy at the shopping centre, the available space was reduced and the lease eventually terminated by the landlord. The company-owned building currently requires renovation for the Mondeor Post Office to be re-established, however due to budgetary constraints, this has not yet taken place. The Mondeor Post Office operations have been moved to the Southdale Post Office, approximately 5km from the Mondeor Post Office.
Approved/ not approved
Dr Siyabonga Cwele, MP
Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services