Free State Provincial Executive Council to hold Provincial EXCO Lekgotla
24 Jan 2011The Free State Provincial Executive Council will this week hold a three-day Provincial EXCO Lekgotla to amongst others look into plans to increase employment in the province.
Job creation is one of the key priorities of government along with education, health, and rural development. The Executive Council will review the performance of both the provincial and local government in respect of all these priorities and more.
The meeting, which follows last week’s national Cabinet Lekgotla, will assess the progress on the following:
- The review of the Free State Growth and Development Strategy, which is being led by the Human Science Research Council;
- The implementation of economic flagship projects such as the Harrismith Logistics Hub, the N8 corridor development and the Xhariep Fish Hatchery; and
- The development of the Provincial Infrastructure Masterplan, which will chart a 15-year map for infrastructure development throughout the province.
Members of the media are invited to attend a media briefing on the outcomes of the Provincial EXCO Lekgotla to be addressed by Premier Magashule and other members of the Executive Council.
Details of the media briefing are as follows:
Date: Friday, January 28
Venue: Phillip Sanders Resort
For media enquiries:
Cell: 072 594 9099
Issued by: Free State Office of the Premier
24 Jan 2011
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