Deputy Minister Botes hosts first BRICS roadshow in Mpumalanga

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Alvin Botes, in partnership with the Premier of Mpumalanga, Ms Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane, will host the first roadshow dedicated to South Africa’s chairing of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) on Tuesday, 4 April 2023.


The purpose of the roadshows is to raise public awareness around the importance of South Africa’s role as Chair of BRICS for 2023 and the benefits thereof.


It is expected that more roadshows will be held throughout the country for the duration of South Africa’s chairing of BRICS.


The Mpumalanga roadshow also seeks to promote tourism as one of the features that the province is known for, such as the Kruger National Park, God’s Window, Three Rondavels, Sudwala Caves and the World Heritage Site, Makhonjwa Mountains. It will further promote trade and investment opportunities in the infrastructure development, agriculture, mining and energy sectors that Mpumalanga offers for economic development and sustainable job creation initiatives.


Members of the media are invited as follows:


Media Briefing

Date: Tuesday, 4 April 2023
Time:  11h30
Venue: HoyoHoyo Angel View (Graskop)


Golf Day

Date: Wednesday, 5 April 2023
Time: 07h00
Venue: Matumi Golf Club


Gala Dinner

Date: Wednesday, 5 April 2023
Time: 17h00
Venue: Emnotweni Arena


RSVP: Kgopotso Rapakuana,, 073 0583876 or Ms Phumla Mokoena (Office of the Premier) on 060 998 8781.


Enquiries: Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson for DIRCO, 082 884 5974 or Mr George Mthethwa for Office of the Premier, 083 302 2774.




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