President Cyril Ramaphosa launches Atlantis Special Economic Zone, 6 Dec

5 Dec 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, Thursday, 06 December 2018, officially launch the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Atlantis, Western Cape Province.

 The launch of the 124.5-hectare area is designated for the establishment of a green technologies hub in the Western Cape, this follows the confirmed designation of the Atlantis SEZ status which was approved by Cabinet on 8 June 2018. 
 
The SEZ is designated for the manufacture of green technologies, alternative waste management, energy efficient technology, alternative building material and many other clean technologies. 
 
This development will also allow the people of Atlantis to become involved in economic opportunities right on their doorsteps, and play an integral part in growing their economy. 
 
The event will take place as follows:
 
Date: Thursday, 6 December 2018
Time: 09h00
Venue: Robinvale Stadium, Starling Street, Atlantis, Western Cape
 
Members of the media should send their names and ID/Passport numbers to Terrence Manase on terrence@presidency.gov.za or 082 338 6707, or Charles Mnisi on cmnisi@thedti.gov.za or 082 520 3475. Members are also requested to present their valid press cards at the point of entry to access the venue.
 
Media enquiries:
Khusela Diko
Cell: 072 854 5707

Sidwell Medupe
Cell: 079 492 1774

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