The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana and the Western Cape MEC for Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, will host a BRICS delegation at the Elsenberg Agricultural College on Tuesday 19 June 2018.
The summit is held under the theme “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution”.
South Africa assumed the rotational chairpersonship of BRICS from 1 January to 31 December 2018. The 2018 Summit will be a milestone for the BRICS partnerhsip, as it represents a decade of BRICS cooperation at the highest diplomatic level.
The programme will include exhibitions of agricultural programmes in South Africa, engagement with some of the students from the Elsenburg agricultural college as well as a farm visit.
Members of the media are invited to attend.
Date: Tuesday 19 June 2018
Time: Registration is from 9H00. The full programme runs until 15.30 pm.
Venue: Elsenburg College, Stellenbosch
Members of the media wishing to attend the event are kindly requested to RSVP, with their full names, ID numbers and any dietary requirements to Bianca Capazorio by 1pm on Friday 15 June.
Tel: 021 483 3550
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