Johannesburg, Sunday 29 September 2013 – Brand South Africa and the Department of Trade and Industry, will on, as part of initiatives to build relations with social partners and stakeholders, host African Ambassadors and Diplomats based in South Africa for discussions on the issues of African integration and improved competitiveness through intra-African trade and infrastructure development.
This dialogue comes ahead of the country’s first Competitiveness Forum which is scheduled forat Gallagher Estate in Midrand, Gauteng. It also follows a media tour of journalists from African media houses during which South Africa’s infrastructure developments were profiled.
Media is invited to join the discussions at the CSIR, 627 Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, Pretoria (http://www.csir.co.za/images/
AFRICAN INTEGRATION AND IMPROVED COMPETITIVENESS
THROUGH INTRA-AFRICA TRADE AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT
CSIR, Brummeria, Pretoria
Deputy Director General: Branch Africa Bilateral, Department of International Relations & Cooperation
Ambassador Ebrahim Saley
Prof Vusi Gumede Professor and Head: Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute, UNISA
Mr Donald Mabusela Capital Feasibility Fund, Department of Trade and Industry
Dr. Petrus de Kock, Research Manager
Brand South Africa
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About Brand South Africa
Brand South Africa is the official marketing agency of South Africa, with a mandate to build the country’s brand reputation, in order to improve its global competitiveness abroad. Its aim is also to build pride and patriotism among South Africans, in order to contribute to social cohesion and nation brand ambassadorship.
For more information or to set up interviews, please contact:
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Tel: +27 11 712 5007 Mobile: +27 (0)72 777 9399