Cogta EC is hosting an LED Partnership Summit from 31 October to 02 November 2017 in East London International Convention Centre(ICC).

The Summit will be attended by various stakeholders to concretise partnerships between municipalities and the business sector to drive service delivery, youth unemployment, economic development and support to Small, Medium and Macro Enterprises (SMMEs).

The central theme of the Summit is to explore avenues for partnerships between government and the private sector stakeholders to support municipalities. The Summit will official be opened by MEC Fikile Xasa and the key note address will be delivered  by the Premier of the Eastern Cape.

“To meet the complexity of challenges facing local and district Municipalities, government as a collective needs to involve and mobilise partners from all sectors of society particularly business and sectors influential in making investment promotion decisions,” said Cogta MEC Xasa. Ends

All members of the media are invited to the summit and may confirm attendance to Thando.Sonjica@eccogta.gov.za or teedo.sonjica@gmail.com or at 040 -609 5337/ 079 508 7571. Programme will be sent to all in due course

Issued by the Directorate of Corporate Communication in the department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

For more information, please contact Mr Mamnkeli Ngam on 071 685 7981.

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