Media Statements

Deputy Minister Nel to Attend the Media Launch of Metropolis Annual Meeting 2018

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Deputy Minister, Mr Andries Nel will attend the Metropolis Annual Meeting 2018 that will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 26 – 28 August.

The Metropolis Annual Meeting is hosted by the Gauteng Provincial Government and it is a global network of cities from around the world comprising mayors, city managers and key decision makers. The year 2013 marked the first Annual Meeting to be held in Africa.

As part of the global movement that advocates for democratic local self-government, Metropolis recognises that local governments are the key actors to respond to the urban challenges of our century. This forum focuses on critical issues such as policies, processes and practices necessary to build inclusive cities.

Media attention is drawn to the following details:

– Date: 14 June 2018
– Time: 08H00-10H00
– Venue: Nasrec Expo Centre

For confirmations, and interview requests, kindly contact Ms Abigail Taukobong: 076 4298 587/ 012 336-5756/ Or Ms Nomfundo Xuza: 081 081 0393 537/012 334-0512

Legadima Leso
Head of Communications
Cell: 066 479 9904