The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) has been involved in the review of the Industrial Development Zones (IDZ) Programme and the development of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Policy for the past few years.
The SEZ Bill & Policy have almost reached the final stages of approval and are due for public hearings/participation and comments. The SEZ Bill and Policy have been gazetted (Government Gazette No. 34968, Notice No. 45 of 2012), and can be obtained on the dti website (www.thedti.gov.za). Comments on both documents can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
the dti therefore cordially invites you to the Provincial Public Participation Workshops to be held as follows:
|6 Feb 2012||Gauteng – Pretoria – National departments and agencies||24 Feb 2012||Northern Cape – Kimberley|
|14 Feb 2012||KwaZulu-Natal - Durban||28 Feb 2012||North West – Mafikeng|
|15 Feb 2012||Mpumalanga – Nelspruit||1 Mar 2012||Limpopo- Polokwane|
|17 Feb 2012||Eastern Cape – East London||5 Mar 2012||Gauteng – Pretoria - Organised labour|
|21 Feb 2012||Western Cape – Cape Town||6 Mar 2012||Gauteng– Pretoria – Organised business|
|23 Feb 2012||Free State – Bloemfontein||8 Mar 2012||Gauteng– Pretoria|
The workshops will take place from 09:00 till 13:30 on the scheduled dates above, and the exact venues in the cities will be advised in due course.
RSVP to confirm participation and attendance at the Public Participation Workshops, kindly contact the following people on or before 9 February 2012:
Tel: 012 394 1979
Tel: 012 394 1447
Tel: 012 394 3457
For more information go to: Sez Workshop invitation