MEDIA ADVISORY
 
11 August 2017
 
SALGA to Convene Council of Speakers in EThekwini Metropolitan - 16 -17 August 2017
 
The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) will convene the inaugural Council of Speakers (SCoS) from 16 -17 August 2017, in eThekwini. The SCoS is being hosted by SALGA in conjunction with eThekwini Metro.
 
Members of the media are invited as follows:
 
Date: 16 – 17 August 2017
Time: 09h00
Venue: Olive Convention Centre, Durban
 
The SCoS is in accordance with article 18 of the SALGA Constitution and serves as a forum through Council Speakers can consult one another in matters of common interest to improve governance and service delivery to build an efficient and responsive Local Government. The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and the White Paper on Local Government is of strong local government, supported by firm subsidiary principle and original powers. This requires local government to be built by continuous systematic support.
 
The members of media are invited to attend the SCoS. Two Media Briefings will be held during and post the SCoS deliberations. Members of the media who wish to attend the SCoS, please RSVP to smbambato@salga.org.za
 
ENDS
 
Issued by: South African Local Government Association
 
For media enquiries, please contact:
 
Tahir Sema | Mobile: 082 940 3403 | Email: tsema@salga.org.za
Sivuyile Mbambato | Mobile: 073 897 8519 | Email: smbambato@salga.org.za
 
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