Deputy Minister in the Presidency Obed Bapela to conduct follow-up visit (Imbizo) to Mbekweni and Klapmuts communities in the Western Cape
17 Jul 2012
Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Mr Obed Bapela will lead a delegation to Mbekweni Indoor Sports Hall, Paarl in the Western Cape. Earlier this year, Minister in the Presidency: Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Mr Collins Chabane visited the area as part of his Budget Vote Speech public participation programme.
A number of issues were raised during this Imbizo and the Minister assessed whether community members were informed about government programmes and opportunities aimed at tackling unemployment, poverty and inequality. Minister Chabane’s visit also noted how intergrated government services were being rendered by national departments, the provincial government and the Municipality in the area.
This week, Deputy Minister Bapela will undertake a follow-up visit to the area to provide feedback to the communities of Mbekweni and Klapmuts.
Details of the event are as follows:
Date: Friday, 20 July 2012
Venue: Mbekweni Indoor Sports Hall, Paarl
(Kindly note that government services will be available from 8h30)
Note: Members of the media are kindly requested to RSVP for this event.
Kindly note that media requiring transport to cover this event must contact Candice van Reenen on 083 243 3353 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 18 July 2012.
The media bus will depart from the GCIS, 120 Plein Street, at 9h00, It will arrive back at Cape Town at 15h00.
Ayanda Hollow (GCIS)
Cell: 083 255 7665
Issued by: Government Communication and Information System (GCIS)
17 Jul 2012
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