National Planning Commission handover of vision statement and the National Development Plan
National Planning Commission handover of the Vision Statement and National Development Plan on Friday 11th November and arrangements regarding an opportunity for journalists to read the plan under embargo
Following the release of the National Planning Commissionís (NPC) diagnostic overview on the 9th June 2011, the commission is now ready to hand over the Vision Statement and National Development Plan to President Jacob Zuma. This is the first ever national development plan and is the result of work done by the NPC commissioners since their appointment in May 2010.
A media reading facility has been arranged from 11h30 on Friday 11th November at the Presidential Guesthouse. After the reading session, a media briefing will take place with Minister Manuel and other esteemed commissioners from 12h50 until 13h50. This will provide an opportunity for questions and dialogue.
The media is also invited to a presentation on the National Development Plan as well as the handover which will take place from 14h00 to 16h00 at the Presidential Guest House. NPC Commissioners , the President and Deputy President , as well as other guests , will be present.
The embargo will be in place until 16h00 on Friday 11th November 2011.
An opportunity for radio and television interviews will be provided from 16h00.
Photo opportunities will also be arranged for the official handover of the plan to the President.
It is critical that members of the media register for the reading session as well for attendance at the event itself. There will be no admission without formal accreditation.
To facilitate registration and accreditation, please contact Lerato Lentsoane from the NPC secretariat at 082 457 5832 and 012 308 1851. Kindly RSVP with your identity number (ID, drivers or passport) by 13h00 on Wednesday 9th November 2011 to email@example.com
Kindly bring an official form of identification to gain entrance.
For further information please contact Cameron Dugmore on 079 494 7258.
082 457 5832