The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, will brief the media regarding the first-ever Science Forum South Africa event, organised by the Department of Science and Technology.
Science Forum South Africa will be held in Pretoria on 8 and 9 December 2015 at the CSIR International Convention Centre.
The Forum will be attended by delegates from over 45 countries and a multitude of multinational organisations. Also attending will be the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr Nkosazana Zuma, leading scientists – including Nobel Laureates from across the globe – students and members of the public.
The Minister will provide detailed information regarding the Forum programme, the list of attending international dignitaries and how the event will contribute towards the achievement of the government’s goals, especially those related to the National Development Plan and the government’s overall programme of action.
The media is invited as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre (120 Plein Street, Parliament), Cape Town
NB: There will be a video link to GCIS Head Office, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield, Pretoria
For RSVPs, please contact Veronica Mohapeloa at 082 882 3818.
For enquiries, please contact the Media Liaison Officer, Lunga Ngqengelele, at 082 566 0446.
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS