Building a case for Sport Week
8 May 2012
The Ministry of Sport and Recreation, will deliver its Budget Vote on Friday, 11 May 2012 at 10h00, Old Assembly in Parliament.
As part of building a case for sport, the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula, has lined up a series of activities to showcase the power of sport as a tool for healthy living and longevity and national cohesion.
"We are going to inject the dose for the future. The National Sport Plan is that dose, for longevity and nation building. We invite all South Africans to come to the party as we design the path to success" said Minister Mbalula.
Minister Mbalula further stated that, as part of his participation in the Cape Cycle Tour earlier this year, he will inject some more energy by donating some cycling equipment to the youth of Khayelitsha.
The Ministry has lined up the following activities:
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
School Sport Programme: Magnificent Wednesday, a Ministerial programme site visit, at Vuyani Primary School, Gugulethu. 13h00.
Legacy Project: Donation of the bicycles to the Vuyokhaya Cycling Academy, Khayelitsha. 15h00.
Thursday, 10 May 2012
World Move for Health - World Health Organisation programme: Aerobithon, Minister Mbalula to participate in the aerobics, Nyanga Township. 10h00 – 17h00.
Building a case for Sport Media Interaction - Minister interacting with Sport Journalists and Editors. 18:00.
Friday, 11 May 2012
Pre-Budget Vote Breakfast - hosted in partnership with the Andrew Mlangeni Foundation. The Mlangeni Foundation, will showcase the 2011 Andrew Mlangeni Green Jackets Recipients and celebrate the success of the 2011 Sports Awards winners.
Budget Vote Speech, live from the Old Assembly.
Lunch at the Marks Building
Gala Night, with the Stars, Minister will address the sport fraternity on the 2012 Building a Case for Sport. In attendance will be Sport federations, athletes and other stakeholders.
Saturday, 12 May 2012
Hosting the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA) - Southern African Development Community (SADC) Regional body, Zone VI Executive Committee meeting, Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg.
Monday, 14 May 2012
Post-Budget Vote Media Briefing held at the Imbizo Centre, Parliamentary Precincts.
Members of the media are invited to cover the activities as outlined above.
For enquiries please contact:
Cell: 079 509 9833
Issued by: Sport and Recreation South Africa
8 May 2012
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