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Inter-Ministerial Committee briefs media on South Africa Investment Conference state of readiness, 18 Oct

17 October 2018

The Chairperson of the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on the South African Investment Conference, Minister of Economic Development, Hon. Ebrahim Patel and Ms. Trudi Makhaya, President’s Economic Advisor will host a media briefing on preparations for hosting the South Africa Investment Conference, which is scheduled for 25-27 October 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre.

The government, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa has been putting in place several interventions to ensure that the already constrained economy does not shed further jobs and that the economy is ignited towards recovery.

The conference follows the successful Job Summit which adopted a ground breaking Framework Agreement to prevent further job losses, support companies in distress and create an estimated 275 000 jobs annually.

The briefing will share details of the conference programme, the expected outcomes, confirmation of expected local and international guests, and investment projects pipeline expected to be announced.

Members of the media are invited to attend the briefing as follows:
Venue: Imbizo Media centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament, Cape Town (With a video link to GCIS, Tshedimosetso House, Cnr Francis Baard and Festival Street, Hatfield, Pretoria)
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Date: Thursday, 18 October 2018

For Media RSVP:
Ayanda Holo
Cell: 061 488 0634

Tsabeng Nthite
Cell: 076 371 6810

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