9 May 2013
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will on Saturday, 11 May 2013, lead a government delegation in a meeting with farmers and farm workers in De Doorns in the Western Cape.
The meeting is part of a series of public engagement initiatives that are planned to find sustainable solutions to the problems afflicting the agriculture sector in the Western Cape.
This weekend's meeting is a follow up to the first engagement that was held on 12 February 2013. The outcomes of the initiative was that a government committee comprising national and relevant Western Cape departments would seek ways to address the issues raised by farmers and farm workers.
Media are invited as follows:
09:00-11:10 Opening Remarks and Dialogue
Venue : United Reformed Church, De Doorns
11:45-12:50 Deputy President visits to Households (three households)
Venue: Community Sports Field, De Doorns East
13: 50 – 15:40 Interactive session
15:40 – 16:00 Closing remarks by the Deputy President
Members of the media are requested to submit the following details for accreditation:
Name & Surname
Designation and media house
Media are advised that a media bus will depart from the 120 Plein Street Visitors Center, Parliament at 7h00.
Please RSVP by Friday 10 May, 10h00 to Sikelela Zokufa on 073 772 6574 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thabo Masebe, Spokersperson for the Deputy President
Cell: 082 410 8087
email: Thabo. email@example.com
Palesa Mokomele, Spokesperson for the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Cell: 082 904 1908
Issued by Government Communication and Information System (GCIS)