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President Ramaphosa to address Local Government Summit

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, address the National Local Government Summit which is hosted by the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

The Summit takes place at the Birchwood Conference Centre in Boksburg, on Tuesday and Wednesday, 27 and 28 September 2022, under the theme “DDM in Action - Towards an Ideal Municipality”.

This platform will bring together close to 2 000 senior officials and leaders across all spheres of Government, legislature, business, academia, traditional leaders, civil society, women, youth and persons with disabilities to deliberate on a collective programme of action for an Ideal Municipality.

Delegates will include Mayors, Speakers, Whips, Municipal Managers and Chief Financial Officers.

The Summit follows the session of the South African Local Government Association’s Council of Mayors on 8 September 2022 as well as a National Conference on Local Governance hosted by the South African Human Rights Commission and the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities.

President Ramaphosa will participate in discussions and address the Summit as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Time: 09h00 – 11h00
Venue: Birchwood Conference Centre

NOTE TO EDITORS: the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has finalised media accreditation.

Media enquires: Vincent Magwenya, Spokesperson to the President – 082 835 6315

Issued by: The Presidency