The land hand over celebration for Lomshiyo Community
18 Apr 2012The Minister for Rural Development and Land Reform Mr Gugile Nkwinti together with the Premier of Mpumalanga, Mr. David Mabuza cordially invite members of the media to the land hand over celebration ceremony marking the restoration of 12 503 hectares of land for Lomshiyo Community in Nelspruit, on 21 April 2012.
The 485 households will receive assistance from the state in the form of grants towards the development of the restored land. Approximately R69 million has been approved by the state in respect of the Lomshiyo Community claim.
MEC for Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Administration, Ms Candice Mashego, Executive Mayor of Mbombela Local Municipality Councilor, Umjindi Local Municipality Councilor Ms Nkomazi Local Municipality Councilor will be amongst the dignitaries who will be attending the event.
As part of the event, the members of the media will have an opportunity to interact with members of the executive management of the department regarding the event.
The event will take place as follows:
Date: Saturday, 21 April 2012
Transport from Nelspruit to the event will be provided, therefore Journalists should RSVP before: 20 April 2012, 12H00, to make necessary arrangements.
For RSVP and further information regarding the event kindly contact the following officials:
Mr Moeketsi Ntsane: Communication Services
Tel: 013 756 6002
Cell: 079 514 3261/ 073 376 7859
Mr Tshepo Diale: Communication Services
Tel: 012 312 8532
Cell: 071 850 1751
Tel: 012 312 8112
Cell: 083 977 4040
Issued by: Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
18 Apr 2012
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