The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) will meet Cosatu today as part of stakeholder consultations on the project.
The committee, which is chaired by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, met several businesses and organisations yesterday.
Business Unity SA, the Southern African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance, the Road Freight Association and religious leaders discussed several alternative funding models for the project.
Government is aware of the concerns of stakeholders and is committed to consider all suggestions in deciding on a way forward
"Stakeholders argued strongly for alternative funding models for the GFIP, including increasing the fuel levy," he says.
"Government is aware of the concerns of stakeholders and is committed to consider all suggestions in deciding on a way forward."
On March 7, the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) held a nationwide strike against e-tolling and labour broking, and on April 26 an agreement was reached in a meeting between the African National Congress and the union to delay the implementation of the project by a month.