Visit by national Minister for Social Development Ms Edna Molewa and the nine provincial MEC’s for Social Development in the Northern Cape
31 Aug 2010
The Northern Cape Department of Social Development will be hosting the MINMEC meeting from 2 to 3 September 2010. MINMEC as the name denotes, is a forum consisting of the national Minister and the Members of the Executive Council (MEC’s) responsible for social development. The national Minister presides over the forum, which is also attended by the Director-General and the Heads of Provincial Departments. National Entities reporting to the i.e. SASSA and the National Development Agency also attended the meeting.
The main purpose of this forum is to ensure consultation and coordination in implementing the national priorities and achieving national goals. The forum is held on a rotation basis and involves site visits to developmental projects funded by the department at either national or provincial level or by the entities.
The Northern Cape Department of Social Development has identified the following projects to which the national minister and her delegation will be visiting.
Date: Thursday, 2 September 2010
Time: 08h30 to 9h00 press briefing: Protea Hotel Big Hole National Minister: Social Development Ms Edna Molewa, Premier Northern Cape: Ms Hazel Jenkins and MEC Social Development: Mr Alvin Botes
- 09h00-10h00: AFM-Roepersfontein
- 10h30-13h30: Isibindi Project-Platfontein and Community Meeting in Platfontein
- 13h00:Closed Session MINMEC Protea Hotel Kimberley
Date: Friday, 3 September 2010
- 09h00-10h15: Laying of Bricks by the National Minister and the MEC’s of the 9 Provinces for house sponsored by KESMOK for an old man living in abject poverty in Warrenton
- 11h15-12h15: NDA (Hydro Ponics Project)-Windsorton
The media is invited to cover the MINMEC event and attend the press conference.
For media RSVP:
Tel: 012 312 779
Cell: 073 026 1111
Tel: 053 831 4041
Cell: 079 873 0679
For media enquiries:
Cell: 083 282 6133
Issued by: Northern Cape Social Development
31 Aug 2010
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