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Invitation to a Media Briefing by Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on the progress of the PPGI

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The Minister in the Presidency: Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma invites members of the media to a joint media briefing with the leaders of the business sectors represented in the Public-Private Growth Initiative (PPGI).

The PPGI is convened by Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, and has for several months engaged on building a closer relationship between government and the private sector in which the alignment of plans and objectives of government and business can be enhanced.

Leaders of government and business convened under the Public-Private Growth Initiative (PPGI) have expressed their commitment to contribute to a higher growth trajectory for the South African economy between now and 2023, with investment of at least R500bn achievable in specific economic sectors.

The PPGI believes growth of five percent and more is possible, provided certain enablers for the economy are realised, and key inhibitors are eliminated. Members of the media will be briefed on the progress made towards achieving the objectives of the PPGI.

Members of the media are invited as follows: 
Date: 18 March 15, 2019 (Monday)
Venue: Room 159, Union Buildings, Government Avenue
Time: 10h00 – 10h45

Media enquiries: Mlungisi Mtshali, Spokesperson to the Minister on 082 088 5060 or email

Issued by: The Presidency