Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the decision to erect a monumental flag will be reviewed.
The department made the announcement on Thursday.
The flag at Freedom Park was set to cost R22-million.
The minister says he has noted the public outcry over the envisaged flag.
Meanwhile, the Minister in the Presidency says cabinet had sanctioned the controversial flag.
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