PICS: Extended Cabinet lekgotla underway

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File. President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the ANC's NEC Lekgotla on January 25, 2015 in Pretoria

PRETORIA - President Jacob Zuma, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as well as various ministers and their deputies are attending an extended Cabinet lekgotla.

The gathering will take place from 31 January to 2 February at the Sefako M. Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

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The economy and government&39;s work are expected to be discussed. 

Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said preparations for the year and most notably, the pending budget vote speech, will be on the agenda.

Job creation will also be discussed, with provincial Premier and local government representatives joining the meeting on Friday.