The cabinet must, for example, decide whether to increase social grants to assist those reliant on the state - a decision that has already been endorsed at Nedlac.
It needs to decide what to do with struggling South African Airways, an entity which has long been a liability to our national fiscus.
It must decide how to help small businesses which have made great sacrifices by stopping trade and closing shop for weeks.
The South African Reserve Bank has so far led the way, slashing interest rates by another 100 basis points to a new record of 4.25%.
In the last month many academics, economists and business leaders have made various proposals on how to kick start the recovery process.
Some proposals were feasible, others not.
In line with President Cyril Ramaphosa's leadership ethos, extensive consultations have taken place.
It is now time for the leadership to bite the bullet and produce a blueprint that will hopefully revive businesses, save jobs and feed those in need.
This is ultimately what today's meeting must achieve.